Different Goals for Different Roles: The Betterworks Guide to Departmental OKRs

by | Dec 13, 2018

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Betterworks Guide to Departmental OKRs

Truly motivating a workforce requires nurturing a sense of purpose. Two primary ways of achieving this are providing employees with continuous coaching and feedback from managers who are authentically involved in the employee’s development, and ensuring each employee’s work is aligned to the company’s top goals.

The OKR (Objectives and Key Results) methodology is a great way of ensuring that organizational alignment.  Rooted in collaboration and transparency, OKRs are created with the objective of aligning employee goals and activities to the business priorities while increasing cross-functional coordination. We recently created a brand-new Ultimate Guide to Utilizing OKRs within Continuous Performance Management® to help organizations create an environment where goals are set collaboratively, clearly articulated, checked in on frequently and measured accurately ensuring that your entire workforce is achieving today’s priorities and are actively developing themselves to be ready to meet tomorrow’s challenges.

However, it’s critical to realize that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to setting and managing OKRs. Every department in your business is unique, so to give your organization a head start we’ve created specific OKR examples for each business department. From Customer Success and Engineering to Sales and Marketing, we’ve created templates to get each of your teams up and running with OKRs as quickly as possible and set them up for ongoing success.

Get your free copy of our brand-new  The Ultimate Guide to Setting Departmental OKRs to learn more about creating a goals process that truly drives results for your business.  

Betterworks® aligns, develops and activates your workforce for business growth. Our easy-to-use, integrated software solution replaces outdated annual review processes with powerful Continuous Performance Management® programs to help organizations ensure everyone is working on what matters most and are having the crucial conversations necessary to inspire and motivate their entire workforce to meet today’s goals and tomorrow’s challenges.