How do I set my OKR visibility?

Category: OKRs

As John Doerr once said, “Transparency seeds collaboration”. OKRs within an organization must be accessible to all employees. However, there are scenarios where management would like to restrict the visibility of some OKRs. allows users to set visibility for OKRs to manage privacy when they want to create an objective for a particular set of people or for themselves alone.

Note: After creating the objective visibility in Public, the user cannot modify it.

At the Individual level, While creating an objective using Form or Step by Step Guide, you can set 6 levels of visibility.

  • All Employees

  • My Management

  • My Directs

  • My Team

  • Only Myself

  • Access list

While using Form

While using a step-by-step Guide in Step 3

  • All Employees - Everyone in the company can see this OKR

  • My Management - Only My Management can see this OKR

  • My Directs - Only employees who report directly to me can see this OKR

  • My Team - Everyone in My Team can see this OKR

  • Only Myself - Only you will have access to that OKR. These are also called personal OKRs. 

  • Access List - Selected employees can view them

OKRs promote transparency and suggest OKRs be visible company-wide. Also, based on circumstances or certain reasons you can restrict the OKR visibility.

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