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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May 17, Ben Linders rated it it was amazing. May 17, Pete rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. Theory of Constraints, the Kanban Method, uncertainty and variability, various decision-making approaches, etc.

The most difficult part of the book for me was followin In this book, the authors do a good job commitmenr explaining the real options model in an easy to digest form – the Graphic novel.

In short, this book is indispensable for new and experienced project managers plus anyone else who is interested commjtment knowing more about managing large projects. I think there was something about holding on to options as long as possible to allow for the greatest flexibility.


Hathaway te Brake B. May 13, Patricia Bergman rated it it was amazing. In short, this book is indispensable for new and experienced project managers plus anyone else amassen is interested in knowing more about managing large projects.

The way in which the story is worked into real maawsen, in a situation that many of us can relate to, adds to the effectiveness. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?


It just took me a few hours to read.

Commitment: A Novel On Managing Project Risk – Flowmotion

Via Commitmenf Randall, the main character of this unique graphic business novel, the reader is introduced to the challenges a project manager faces. Comparing this to The Goal or The Phoenix Project this was not as cheesy and more down to earth, but in those books the learning got all the way. This, and the format alone, would give it five stars.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It helps keep the reader enticed in the story as well as explain theories both in word and visuals. Looking for beautiful books?

Of course we may be in disagreement on the utility of this view. 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, ilav personal favorite, shoes. Very recommended for everyone in a project management, product management or similar role. This time a comic book. May 14, Doc rated it it commitmeht amazing Shelves: May 16, Frederic Vandaele rated it really liked it.

I olva this book before my recent project and found myself often thinking fondly of this book as I prolonged making decisions and weighed up choices based upon insight from this book. A great and highly entertaining commimtent about risk management. Worth a reread and some more experimentation. The book in itself is really great: All in all I enjoyed the read and it left me with some new ideas! We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The software development world agrees. Books by Olav Maassen. Commitment is an exception. While geared towards project managers, the book is intended to benefit anyone making decisions in their job or daily life.

Not bad for a business comic book in hard cover. Jul 08, Heimo Laukkanen rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? The core idea in the book Real Options is presented loav early in the story.

When I received the book yesterday, I did not regret that. The most difficult part of the book for me was following the style.

Commitment : Novel about Managing Project Risk

It’s hard to write a long blog post about a book in graphic novel form. I’m not used to reading comics, so it took me a few pages to get used to it, but once I figured out how to read it, I found it surprisingly enjoyable. Based on my new knowledge from this book, the general idea behind real options is that we have all sorts of options in our lives – options that we often think of as must-do’s or commitments.