OKRs For Dummies

  • 13h 21m 25s
  • Paul R. Niven
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2023

In business, OKRs—that's short for Objectives and Key Results—are the gold standard for communicating and delivering on what you want to accomplish and how you'll get there. OKRs For Dummies provides you with step-by-step guidance for following in the footsteps of some of the world's leading organizations. Drive focus on what matters most, align and engage teams, and generally maximize the benefits OKRs have to offer, thanks to this easy-to-use guide. You'll learn how to roll out an OKR system that closes the gap between strategy and execution, and helps people at every level organize their daily decisions around shared and important goals. It's time to get strategic with OKRs.

  • Understand the OKR methodology and determine the benefits for your organization
  • Learn how to craft sound OKRs for every level and department of your business
  • Discover best practices and common pitfalls to ensure success when applying OKRs
  • Focus on the three aspects of the OKRs process: Adoption, Engagement, and Alignment

Business owners, team leaders, C-suite executives, and coaches will love this friendly how-to manual for joining the OKR movement.

About the Author

Paul R. Niven is copresident of okrstraining.com. He is the author of several books on strategy and execution, including Balanced Scorecard Evolution.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Achieving Goals with OKRs
  • Chapter 2 - The Benefits of OKRs
  • Chapter 3 - First Things First: Identify Why You Are Creating OKRs
  • Chapter 4 - Filling Vital OKRs Roles within the Organization
  • Chapter 5 - Determining Where and When to Create OKRs
  • Chapter 6 - The Raw Materials of OKRs: Mission, Vision, and Strategy
  • Chapter 7 - Preparing to Create OKRs
  • Chapter 8 - Rolling Up Your Sleeves, Part 1: Creating Objectives
  • Chapter 9 - Rolling Up Your Sleeves, Part 2: Creating Key Results
  • Chapter 10 - Making Your OKRs Even Stronger
  • Chapter 11 - Holding OKRs Review Meetings
  • Chapter 12 - Scoring and Analyzing OKRs Results
  • Chapter 13 - Making OKRs Stick
  • Chapter 14 - Ten Common Questions about OKRs
  • Chapter 15 - Ten “Musts” to Ensure OKRs Success
  • Chapter 16 - Ten Tips for Creating Effective OKRs