COMMITMENT OLAV MAASSEN PDF

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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Commitment by Olav Maassen Goodreads Author. 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.

Via Rose Randall, the main character of this unique graphic business novel, the reader is introduced to the challenges a project manager faces. Rose Randall is the archetypical reluctant project manager. 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.

Following a painful project failure years ago, Rose s life is cast into chaos when she is once again thrown into the role against her wishes.

Faced with a struggling project, help comes from an unexpected source guiding Rose in the direction of Real Options. When you have read Commitmentyou: Because the book will: 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. Hardcover1stpages. Published May 14th by Hathaway te Brake Publications.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Commitmentplease sign up. Lists with This Book. May 13, Yves Hanoulle rated it it was amazing Shelves: Since I have my kindle, I don’t read many paper books anymore. Commitment is an exception. And what an exception it is.

This time a comic book. From the moment I heard Chris and Olav talk about that idea for this book, I was a big supporter. I sponsored them to get the book started. When I received the book yesterday, I did not regret that.

I read it in little over two hours.

I Since I have my kindle, I don’t read many paper books anymore. It’s a fun way of bringing an important message. I have been msassen Real Options sinceit gradually has changed my whole life.

I look at options in all the decisions I take, both professional and personal. And after 6 years of doing real options, I still learned a lot by reading the book. Only time will tell if I’m correct, yet I suspect this will be my favorite gift for the next years. View all 7 comments.

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May 14, Doc rated it it was amazing Shelves: While there are many ways to learn, I’ve always been partial to allegorical works – lessons and information conveyed through story. What is unusual is to find a work that combines story and images and is still a “business book”.

It explains the concepts and application of Real Options in graphic novel format. While some might discount the graphi While there are many ways to learn, I’ve always been partial to allegorical works – lessons and information conveyed through story. While some might discount the graphic novel “it’s only a comic book, right? The characters take on a reality. The way in which the story is worked maaszen real life, in a situation that many of us can relate to, adds to the effectiveness.

This is not about finance. This is not about project management. The lessons of this work apply to all aspects of life.

Be entertained by it. Learn commtment it, and apply what you learn. I consider this a must-read for anyone and everyone. Oct 07, Victor Germano rated it liked it.

Very recommended for everyone in a project management, product management or similar role. Very easy fast read. It’s a story, a novel of course, not a theory book – but that might just make it a little easier to see how it relates to the situation you are in. It’s the kind of book you need to get a physical copy yourself, read it, store it Sep 07, Henrik Berglund Berglund rated it really liked it.

I really liked the visual storytelling in this book. Long sequences of sometimes “silent” pictures beeing my favorite! Masssen me, commitmment complex projects and workplaces are all about humans and relations. I love that the authors take the space to express this aspect in a business olaav like this. I also picked up a few ideas I did not think that much about olaav, such as knowledge options and to not treat everying like an option, or you will be overloaded.

Will follow some links in the book to l I really liked the visual storytelling in this book. Will follow some links in the book to learn more. It just took me a few hours to read. This, and the format alone, would give it five stars. I had a few concerns, see below, so in the end I settled for four stars.

A few passages in the “fact” sections did not resonate with me. This left me wondering if the authors view kaassen as objects to be manipulated. Of course we may be in disagreement on the utility of this view. Then it is all good.

No point in just reading books that agree with your current views ;- Other explanations might be that this is written to resonate with traditionally minded people. If maasssen, I’m not sure about that strategy compared to leading by example. Another explanation may be that that I misunderstood the intentions of the authors, who knows. All in all I enjoyed the read and it left me with some new ideas!

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What else could one ask! Aug 11, Brandon Carlson rated it it was amazing. 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 storyline is very relatable for any project manager and contains tips and techniques you can use on your projects right away. One technique that I’ve taken away is their options-based resource scheduling approach.

It is simple and powerful at the same time. I am definitely looking forward to the option of a sequel The most difficult part of the 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 most difficult part of the book for me was following the style. As someone who does not read comic books, it took me a couple of chapters to get used to the style, but once I did, it all flowed really well.

Feb 18, Ram Rao rated it it was amazing. Working with Chris Matts and then reading this book was such a brilliant recap of the first principles espoused in the agile world. The story, the presentation and the graphic art Aug 24, Fernando Cuenca rated it really liked it.

Commitment: A Novel about Managing Project Risk – Olav Maassen, Chris Matts – Google Books

What I liked about this book: The first thing you notice, of commitmeng, is the comic strip format. 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.

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a words. I also liked how commentary and concepts are inserted in the middle of the story in the form of “blog posts” from the protagonists, as a way to summarize or expand ideas. The core idea in the book Real What I liked about this book: The core idea in the book Real Options is presented relatively early in the story.

What follows is then a series of examples and ramifications of it’s applications.

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