Let’s Make Things Better

My second book about Philips Electronics. In the years 1990-1997 Philips was saved from bankruptcy, but also faced strategic indecision and a succession drama. A huge bestseller. In Dutch. Re-published as an e-book in 2016. Review, February 1998 by: Barbara…

Investigative desk & teaching lab

History and performance 2011-2015 — Message about the June 2015 crisis — About the future — The Jury of the VVOJ Award for Investigative Journalism 2013: “The research groups coached by Marcel Metze certainly attracted attention. The jury was impressed by the quality…

Royal Dutch Shell

In progress: A political biography of RD Shell (Scheduled for publication in 2018).

Cryptology in The Netherlands

In progress. A history of cryptography and cryptanalysis in The Netherlands. A co-production with prof. dr. Bart Jacobs of Radboud University Nijmegen. People with relevant information are invited to contact us. We guarantee confidentiality. Feel free to use PGP encrypted…

The Haughty

Managers. Their vocabulary is usually dominated by the empty mantras of managementgurus and business schools. Their main focus is on their careers and salaries. Will their haughtiness eventually lead to their fall? In Dutch. November 2011. ISBN 978-94-600-33780 Balans Publishers,…