Objectives and Key Results (OKR)

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WHAT IS AN OBJECTIVE?

Objectives are statements of intention, focus, and direction

  • Objectives declare the big idea and why

  • Objective never include numbers

  • Great objectives inspire and motivate people with sense of purpose so they want to be on board

  • Objectives range from long- or short-time spans, usually a quarter, a half-year or a year.

  • You should't exceed 3 to 5 Objectives per Team and Quarter

WHAT IS A KEY RESULT?

Key Results are outcomes that quantify success

  • Key Results (KRs) define the best possible result

  • Key Results include clear lumbers quantifying value, not action items or opinions

  • Typically, they quantify results for the next immediate quarter and all have the same duration.

  • Don't exceed 4 to 6 Key Results per objective

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Objectives and Key Result bridge the gap between strategy and initiatives.
They articulate the value that is needed and initiatives are hypothesis to provide it
A black and white illustration of a business plan.
A diagram showing the process of a project.
A diagram illustrating the process of achieving Objectives and Key Results.

OKR EXAMPLES

What do great OKRs look like?

Example OKRs for the Banking and Finance Industry

A diagram showing the different types of leadership.
A diagram illustrating the hierarchy of leadership levels with a focus on achieving objectives and key results.
You work for a Bank or Finance that is working with OKRs?

Example OKRs for the Manufacturing Industry

A visual representation of the four stages of leadership, outlining the objectives and key results.
A diagram depicting the various levels of executive leadership and their alignment with strategic objectives.
Setting OKRs in the Manufacturing Industry?

Example OKRs for high growth businesses

A diagram illustrating the hierarchy and progression of leadership levels, with a focus on setting and achieving strategic objectives and key results (OKRs).
High growth business
Setting OKRs for high-growth businesses?

Example OKRs for Healthcare

A diagram illustrating the various levels of leadership and their associated objectives.
A diagram illustrating the Objective and Key Results (OKR) framework for different levels of leadership.

Example OKRs in Technology

A diagram illustrating the different levels of leadership objective hierarchy.
A diagram illustrating the levels of executive leadership and their associated objectives.
Setting OKRs for teams in Tech?

Example OKRs in the Energy Sector

A diagram showcasing the Objective and Key Results for various levels of leadership.
A diagram illustrating the various levels of executive leadership, focusing on Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) and objectives.

Example OKRs in Telecommunication

A diagram illustrating the progressive levels of leadership and their alignment with organizational objectives.
A diagram illustrating the four stages of executive leadership, highlighting the importance of setting clear Objectives and Key Results.

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