Category: OKR

Management und OKR

5 points why (classic) managers have such a hard time with OKR!

A few days ago a manager I have been coaching for a long time said to me: “OKR ist der letzte Schrei, wir brauchen es jetzt auch!” This led to an interesting discussion about the fact that OKR are very lightweight and can be used without a great deal of process overhead, but that even …

OKR doch nur MbO?

OKR only MbO? Or why Objectives and Key Results are an agile model after all.

I often hear that OKRs are nothing more than Management by Objectives (MbO) in a new “little coat”. And indeed, there is a connection between the two models. Andy Grove, former Intel CEO and OKR “inventor”, called OKR “iMbO” in the early days, which means “Intel Management by Objectives”. But that was almost 50 years …