The full form for KRA is Key Responsibility Area or Key Result Area are commonly abbreviated as KRA is a management term. KRA defines the job responsibility of an employee and also refers to the specific areas of work for which he is responsible. KRA or Key Responsibility Area are based on the Job Description (JD) of the employees and they are solely responsible for the specific KRAs assigned to them. Where the full form of KRA is Key responsibility area, there KRAs are designed by the organization or company to measure the performance of their employees in an orderly form and can also be used as an appraisal tool as this data is based on their overall performance. For Example, as a HR Recruiter of the company, your KRA would be to recruit and train employees, form their appraisals, processing leaves etc.