Management

OKRs by Projects

After “Management-by-Objectives” (MBO) didn’t live up to its expectations of both employees and managers, its successor, “Objectives and Key Results” (OKRs), came to the rescue. While the OKRs approach is currently being held in high regard on the organizational C-levels, the link between strategic goals and execution of those goals remains an open challenge. The good news is that this gap can be easily addressed and fixed. Read…

Management

The Right Genes for Your Project

Every project is like a unique animal. Those “animals” are defined by their “genes,” which result in different abilities, such as agility, strength, and survival chances in various environments. The project’s purpose defines what genes are best. For example, a Chihuahua wouldn’t be very effective in defending your home. A Great Dane would be more successful in intimidating a possible home intruder. It is, therefore, crucial to define projects according to their natural inclinations and intentions: their project “genes.” Read…