Objectives and Key Results: Driving Focus, Alignment, and Engagement with OKRs (Wiley Corporate F&A)
Everything you need to implement Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) effectively
Objectives and Key Results is the first full-fledged reference guide on Objectives and Key Results, a critical thinking framework designed to help organizations create value through focus, alignment, and better communication. Written by two leading OKRs consultants and researchers, this book...more
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I liked the book. The third I have read on the topic. While informative, there was nothing outstanding about it. The writing was basic, the example ...more
I especially liked case studies from various companies.
Based on the book and following the different examples that you will find in the book it would be quite easy to understand the principles of OKR. Then you have to implement and learn.
I think it's longer than it should. Reminds me of business textbooks with acronyms that feel forced.
Some of the chapters tell a personal story that has little to add to the Idea of the chapter. Some information is repetitive. I suggest skimming it first and get back to the specific ...more
I've used OKRs before, but I previously focused too much on the artifacts of that process, ie the actual OKRs. I now understand that the conversations, whiteboarding sessions, and even disagreements are the most important part of the OKR process. Getting your organization to talk about, care about, and drive this process is how ...more
However, when the authors try to address "The Building Blocks of OKRs", they make a botched attempt to provide a brief introduction to important topics such as strategy, that they themselves call it "an enormous subject". I believe defining a good strategy is out of the scope of this book and this section might be totally m ...more
He is a noted speaker and writer on the subjects of Strategy, the Balanced Scorecard, and Performance Management. He has delivered keynote addresses at conference events around the world and has published in a number of noted journals.
His first book, Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step: Maximizing Performance and Maintainin ...more