Commitment is the first graphic business novel about Real Options. Writers Olav Maassen and Chris Matts introduce learning in a formats that suits the reader. Improve your decision making. The new and revolutionary book “Commitment” about risk management and Real Options helps you to get more. Or pick up a copy of Olav Maassen and Chris Matt’s book, Commitment-A Novel About Managing Project Risk? Which option sounds better? In Commitment, the.

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What is unusual is to find a work that combines story and images and is still a “business book”. The new stuff was unfortunately not very well explained. May 19, Charlotte rated it it was amazing. Account Options Sign in. Dec 28, Simona rated it it was amazing. I consider this a must-read for anyone and everyone. When you have read Commitment, you: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Following a painfu This graphic business novel brings the Real Options model in a unique and understandable format, by explaining theories in a way only Sequential Art can.

Feb 18, Ram Rao rated it it was amazing.

I read this book before my recent project and found maasaen often thinking fondly of this book as I prolonged making decisions and weighed up choices based upon insight from this book. While Commitment is an idea born and tested on the project management world of software development, it applies equally well to life, planning a wedding or, my personal favorite, shoes.

It’ll change how you see your next job offer.

This graphic business novel brings the Real Options model It’s a different way of viewing risk and managing projects in dynamic and reasonably unpredictable situations. There’s a hint of the character’s personal life, but it doesn’t distract much from the concepts the book is attempting to explore. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This graphic business novel brings the Real Options model in a unique and understandable format, by explaining theories in a way only Sequential Art can.


Jun 07, Flavius rated it it was amazing Shelves: The faster we can turnaround the current work, the more options we’ll have on what to do next. As we think it really is quite awesome, we wanted to help them spread the word. May 17, Ben Linders rated it it was amazing.

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I won this book commihment Goodreads giveaway. Then it is all good. The book just won the U. When you have read Commitmentyou: The most difficult part of commit,ent book for me was followin In this book, the authors do a good job of explaining the real options model in an easy to digest form – the Graphic novel. The characters take on a reality. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Yet it manages to deliver in an impressive way on quite a number of fronts. Not sure yet what to think of that.

Which option sounds better? May 14, Patrick rated it really liked it. You have a wonderful gift of the pen Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Also found explanation of team liquidity really helpful. The authors wove in topics from a From my blog: Faced with a struggling project, help comes from an unexpected source guiding Rose in the direction of Real Options. The core idea in the book Real Options is presented relatively early in the story.


For people in the office world who want to feel the buzz, Flowmotion is an enterprise that will awaken your passion for work. Aug 11, Brandon Carlson rated it it was amazing. In short, this book is indispensable for new and experienced project managers plus anyone else who is interested in knowing more about managing large projects.


Goodreads helps you keep track of massen you want to read. This, and the format alone, would give it five stars. The connection between concept and examples is sometimes left implicit, which actually I found makes for a more engaging reading, if you force yourself to keep asking “what’s the connection here?

I had grasped some of the real loav theory before and Lean, Kanban and similar tools are something I have thorough knowledge of, so most was not news to me. And after 6 years of doing real options, I still learned a lot by reading the book.

The other general idea is that it is helpful to be explicit about when options are still options – we get flexibility by acknowledging something as an option, rather than assuming it is a commitment. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Preview — Commitment by Olav Maassen. Refresh and try again. The thing about the book was that although real options is a central topic, I didn’t find it to be overwhelming.

Published May 14th by Hathaway te Brake Publications.