About John Doerr and his book “Measure What Matters”
About John Doerr
Anyone involved in the tech industry or a management process discipline has heard of John Doerr and how he introduced the OKR system to Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1999. His instant best-seller, “Measure What Matters” details the OKR methodology, its history, principles, and provides insightful examples of how Google and numerous other high-performance organizations have utilized the process to achieve stellar results.
The following will help you to learn much more about the man who coined the phrases, “The secret to success is setting the right goals,” and, “Ideas are easy, execution is everything.”
“Measure What Matters” Executive Book Summary
The most comprehensive executive summary of the bestseller, “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr.
Learn how Google, Intel, and the Gates Foundation use OKRs to set and execute audacious goals.
Follow the evolution of OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) from their precursor, Peter Drucker’s MBOs, to Doerr’s initial exposure to the methodology at the hands of the OKR master, Andy Grove at Intel, to his introduction of the process to Google’s, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
Doerr is masterful at illustrating the benefits of OKRs through a series of case studies from companies such as Intuit, MyFitnessPal, and Adobe.