Introduced by Andy Grove to Intel and documented in his 1983 book "High Output Management," Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a popular framework for defining objectives and tracking the implementation of the strategies to achieve them. The concept of OKR is not new and similar to Drucker's Management by Objectives and Critical Success Factors (CSFs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). It has gained popularity in modern organizations as the framework is more in line with agile methodologies, proven by its adoption by some highly prosperous agile organizations such as Google, Linkedin, Twitter, and Uber, etc.
The goal of OKR: The goal is for the entire organisation, from key stakeholders and leaders down to team members, to understand the objectives of the company through a set of defined, specific and measurable actions.
The benefits of OKR: It's easy and simple; it helps an organisation to greatly focus on metrics and KPIs, which enables a cultural shift from output to outc (...) Read more? Sign up for free