The Responsibilities Chart

How to build a great Responsibilities Chart in Ninety. Add people to seats and insert their roles and responsibilities.

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Written by Christine Watts
Updated over a week ago

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Take a look at this video for an overview of the Responsibilities Chart*; also known as The Accountability Chart™.

For more on this tool, check out the 90u Library.

Default Responsibilities Chart

The Responsibilities Chart* comes with five pre-filled seats — Visionary, Operator, Sales/Marketing, Operations, and Finance. These seats are completely customizable, so feel free to adapt them to your company's needs.

Tip: The chart can only be edited by the role Manager* and above.

Getting Started With the Responsibilities Chart

The first step to take with the Responsibilities Chart* is to organize the seats. Once the chart is organized, the seats can be edited as needed to add roles or update seat details.

Edit Existing Seats

  1. Click the profile icon to change who is assigned to the seat

  2. Click the pencil icon to edit the description of the seat.

Tip: You can have more than one individual in a seat.

Add Seats to create new positions

  1. Click the plus icon under the card you wish for the new seat to report to.

  2. Complete the information and click Create Seat.

  3. Assign someone to the new seat by clicking the profile icon.

Move an Existing Seat to Rearrange the Chart or Add a New Manager

  1. Click the directional arrow button on the bottom-right of a seat.

  2. Click which new seat they should report to.

  3. Click Save to move the seat.

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