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Learn OKR Objectives and Key Results is a management framework designed to help organizations achieve breakthrough results by focusing on what matters most, driving engagement, and aligning employees from top to bottom. Championed by Google, the system is now benefiting thousands of organizations, large and small,...

Scoring OKR Objectives and Key Results is a framework designed to help organizations improve performance by focusing on what matters most. All three elements of that previous sentence are important – framework, improving performance, and what matters most. In this short article we’ll discuss one of...

Google Thinks Big At Google, we like to think big. Google uses a process called Objectives & Key Results (OKR) to help communicate, measure and achieve lofty goals.  In January 2000, a member of the Board of Directors, John Doerr, stressed the importance of setting overall...

What Are OKRs? Objectives and key results (OKR) is a strategic framework that defines and tracks objectives and their outcomes. The OKR framework was created by Intel CEO Andy Grove and brought to Google by venture capitalist John Doerr and has been used by several companies including...

Read below as Paul explains the difference between OKRs and Balanced Scorecard during an interview with Perdoo, an OKR software solution. "The Balanced Scorecard has a 20-year history as a strategic management framework used by companies across the world. While it’s still a popular framework, the Balanced...

Why Do Employees Leave? According to a survey of seven thousand LinkedIn members across five countries, the primary reason people leave companies is lack of advancement opportunities. Three times as many people cited that rationale over a poor relationship with their supervisor as cause for leaving....

High-Trust Organizations I recently found a very compelling article in Harvard Business Review focused on the many benefits of increasing trust in the workplace. The author, Paul J. Zak, notes that employees in high-trust organizations are more productive, have more energy at work, collaborate better with...

When Crisis Looms In April 1917, as “the war to end all wars,” and its attendant horrors raged on, the United States was in trouble on a different front – the financial battlefield. To raise money necessary to fund the war effort, the Treasury had undertaken...