Key Result Areas
1. Definition of Key Result Areas (KRA)
“Key Result Areas” or KRAs refer to general areas of outputs or outcomes for which the department’s role is responsible.
Key Result Area in simple Terms may be defined as Primary responsibilities of an Individual, the core area which each person is accountable.
2. Importance of KRAs.
• Set goals and objectives
• Prioritize their activities, and therefore improve their time/work management
• Make value-added decisions
• Clarify roles of department or individual
• Focus on results rather than activities
• Align their roles to the organization’s business or strategic plan
• Communicate their role’s purposes to others
3. Conditions of KRAs
• Key result areas (KRAs) capture about 80% of the department’s work role. The remainders are usually devoted to areas of shared responsibility.
• Each KRA should capture at least 5 % of work role
4. Types of KRAs:
• Training KRAs
• Management KRA
• Purchasing KRA
• RD KRA
• Administration KRA
• Finance KRA
• HR KRA
• Manufacturing KRA
• Quality KRA
• Marketing KRA
• Sales KRA
• Key result areas