Microsoft KPIs and OKRs are most clear in the HR department and Product department, whilst employees in Design and Marketing departments think their goals least clear. Out of 373 Microsoft employees who’ve answered, “Are your company’s goals clear and are you invested in them?” 260 have said yes.
A main function of a managerial role is to lead one’s subordinates. A manager at Microsoft is responsible for ensuring his subordinates accomplish objectives using key performance indicators. Microsoft employees shared they generally receive helpful feedback once a quarter or once a month, while 71% of Microsoft employees said they’re given recognition for their impact & accomplishments. Feedback and positive reinforcement are both conducive to meeting goals.