Personal profile


Stefan C.M. Lechner is currently teaching Business Studies, Research Methods, and Building & Facilities Management

Research Interests

His research interests are in the areas of health care environment and organizational behavior. His areas of expertise are Human Factors and Ergonomics, Qualitative Research and Interview Techniques, Mixed Methods, and Computer-aided Qualitative Data Analysis (CAQDAS).

Personal profile

Stefan C.M. Lechner is project leader at the Living Lab Health Space Design (HSD) and lecturer and researcher Facility Management at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences.

He received his bachelor in Hotel Management from the Hotel Management School Leeuwarden in 1991. In 2013 he received his MSc in Business Studies with distinction from the University of Amsterdam. Previously, Lechner was a Manager with several companies, including Accare Home Care Services, Pitney Bowes Management Services, ISS Support Services, and Shell Real Estate.

Research Output 2013 2013

  • 1 Contribution to conference proceeding
  • 1 Web publication/site
  • 1 Other contribution
  • 1 Working paper

Improving the validity of facility management research by use of interrater agreement

Lechner, S. & Mobach, M. P. 2013 12th EuroFM Research Symposium: FM for a Sustainable Future. Alexander, K. (ed.). EuroFM: European Facility Management Network, p. 175-188 (International Journal of Facilities Management)

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewContribution to conference proceeding

Innovatiewerkplaats Health Space Design

Coumans, A., Degenaar, J., Krakau, S., Lechner, S., Mobach, M. P. & Pals, R. 30 Dec 2013

Research output: Other research outputWeb publication/site

Open Access

Kwalitatief onderzoek naar werkomgeving en productiviteit: het Nieuwe Werken een sprookje?

Lechner, S. Feb 2013 116 p.Groningen

Research output: Other research outputOther contribution

Open Access

Light pollution: working paper

Lechner, S. & Arns, M. 2013 Groningen: Hanzehogeschool Groningen, 5 p.

Research output: ScientificWorking paper

Open Access

Activities 2013 2017

eHealth week 2017

Lechner, S. (Invited speaker)
27 Jan 2017

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Presentation 9th European Innovation Summit, Knowledge4Innovation K4I

Lechner, S. (Speaker), Lena Zijlstra (Speaker), Martje Damhuis (Speaker), Bertil Snijder (Speaker)
28 Nov 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Innovation Symposium

Lechner, S. (Organiser), Mobach, M. P. (Participant)
19 Jan 2017

Activity: Participation in conference

9th European Innovation Summit

Lechner, S. (Participant)
27 Nov 201729 Nov 2017

Activity: Participation in conference

Workshop GERontologic Test suits

Lechner, S. (Speaker)
1 Jun 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Press / Media

Health Space Design: goed voor de gezondheid

Stefan Lechner


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Students Summerschool and GERontologic Test suits

Stefan Lechner


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities