The OKR Subway Map

Looking at management "best practices" as connected lines

I have been struggling with how to best illustrate how various business “best practices” work with each other to create the modern management system.

I have taken the liberty of stealing the style used in the London Underground map* to describe these relationships.

I would be very interested in learning of any of the “subway lines” (i.e. Best practices) that I have omitted, or maybe you have suggestions about “missing stations” (i.e. Significant milestones within that process)



*NOTE: The London Underground map is an iconic representation of the complex relationships between independent lines. It was designed by Harry Beck in 1931 and revolutionized design. The map is not geographically accurate but is easy to read and understand

Brett Knowles

Brett Knowles is a thought leader in the Strategy Execution space for high-tech organizations. His client work has been published in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune, and many other business publications.

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