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…

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,…

Anton Philips (1874-1951), They will know who they’re dealing with

A biograpy of the co-founder of Philips Electronics and the driving force behind the international expansion of this company in the early twentieth century. Published October 15th, 2004, as a doctoral thesis. Second edition May 2005. Nominated for the AKO…