Göran Lindahl

Docent at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Construction Management

Göran Lindahl is an Associate Professor at the Division of Construction Management at Chalmers. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Tampere Technical University between 2011 - 2016. Göran is active in both research and education. His focus is primarily on Project Management and Facilities Management, often from a client perspective. Topics related to his research are organisation, management, design processes including issues of participation and stakeholder management. Particular focus in research is on planning of workplaces and health care facilities and issues related to usability. He is also active in research related to energy issues and the built environment. In education focus is on project management, facilities management, governance in and of the construction sector.Active in Center for Health Care Architecture, CVA and Center for Management of the Built environment, CMB

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2017

Enpatientrum i Sverige

Marie Strid Building
Kristin Schmitt Building
Sophy Sapan Longe Olsson Building
Charlotta Thodelius Building
Göran Lindahl Construction Management
Peter Fröst Building
SKL

2013–2019

Integrative Ways of Residing: Health and Quality of Residence Architectural Inventions for Dwelling, Ageing and Healthcare AIDAH

Sten Gromark Building
Roger Ulrich Building
Saga Karlsson Building
Inga Malmqvist Building
Charlotta Thodelius Building
Ola Nylander Building
Anna Braide Eriksson Building
Maria Berezecka Mårtensson Building
Peter Fröst Building
Anna Braide Eriksson Building
Marie Strid Building
Hanna Morichetto Building
Elke Miedema Building
Göran Lindahl Construction Management
Elizabeth Marcheschi Building
Formas

2013–2017

Facing the energy challenge: Innovative business models for renovation of buildings

Pernilla Gluch Service Management and Logistics
Göran Lindahl Construction Management
Veronica Carlsson Construction Management
Christian Koch Construction Management
Ingrid Svensson Service Management and Logistics
Formas
CMB

2016–2017

Enpatientrum i Sverige. Sammanställd utvärdering av ett antal genomförda projekt

Marie Strid Building
Charlotta Thodelius Building
Göran Lindahl Construction Management
Sophy Sapan Longe Olsson Building
Peter Fröst Building
Swedish Health and Facilities Network

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Publications

2017

Nordic workplace concept development from office as a city to city as an office

Suvi Paivikki Nenonen, Göran Lindahl,
JOURNAL OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT. Vol. 15 (3), p. 302-316
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

Aggregation of factors causing cost overruns and time delays in large public construction projects: Trends and implications

Abderisak Adam, Per-Erik Josephson, Göran Lindahl et al
Engineering Construction and Architectural Management. Vol. 24 (3), p. 393-406
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

Applying the dynamic capabilities framework in the case of a large public construction client

Abderisak Adam, Göran Lindahl,
Construction Management and Economics, p. 1-12
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

Health promotive ambitions related to building design – the case of Angered Nearby Hospital

Elke Miedema, Göran Lindahl, Marie Elf et al
ARCH 17 - 3rd international conference on architecture, research, care and health. Vol. 1 edition, p. 331-344
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

BIM performance and capability

Daniel Månsson, Göran Lindahl,
Delivering Value with BIM: A Whole-of-Life Approach, p. 46-57
Chapter in monograph, book
2016

Approaches to Safeguarding Sustainability Requirements in Public Construction Projects – the Client’s Perspective

Abderisak Adam, Göran Lindahl,
CIB World Building Congress 2016
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

The use of common spaces in assisted living schemes for older persons: a comparison of somatic and dementia units

Morgan Andersson, Jan Paulsson, Inga Malmqvist et al
Ageing & Society. Vol. 36 (4), p. 837-859
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Nordic campus retrofitting concepts - Scalable practices

R. Eriksson, S. Nenonen, A. Junghans et al
8th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization. Vol. 21, p. 329-336
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Take a Chance on Me? Construction Clients' Perspectives on Risk Management

Abderisak Adam, Göran Lindahl,
Procedia Economics and Finance. Vol. 21, p. 548–554
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Shared decision making in designing new healthcare environments-time to begin improving quality

M. Elf, Peter Fröst, Göran Lindahl et al
BMC Health Services Research. Vol. 15, p. Article no. 114
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Implications of cost overruns and time delays on major public construction projects

Abderisak Adam, Per-Erik Josephson, Göran Lindahl et al
Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on the Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, 7-9 Nov 2014, Chongqing
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

Developing Capabilities for Public Construction Clients

Abderisak Adam, Göran Lindahl, Per-Erik Josephson et al
Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on the Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, 7-9 Nov 2014, Chongqing
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Implementation of strategies: A case study of a municipality owned housing company

Tobias Alfjung, Ebba Birging, Sigrid Gunnemark et al
Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organisation 2013, Trondheim, 12-14 June 2013
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

The Usability of facilities: Experiences and effects

Göran Lindahl, Geir K Hansen, Keith Alexander et al
Managing Organizational Ecologies - Space, Management and Organization. Routledge - Studies in innovation, organization and technology: New York
Chapter in monograph, book
2012

Interdisciplinary Approaches, Obstacles and Possibilities – Experiences from Facilities Management Research

Göran Lindahl, Suvi Nenonen,
Proceedings 11th EuroFM Research Symposium. Copenhagen 22-25 May, 2012
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Facilities in use, Nordic studies about usability of workplaces

Göran Lindahl, Geir K Hansen, Suvi Nenonen et al
Proceedings Nordic FM Conference 2011
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

USEframe - a Framework to understand and map usability research

Göran Lindahl, Siri Blakstad, Geir K Hansen et al
Proceedings of the 6th Nordic conference on Construction Management and Economics
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Project Management - Wise after the event

Göran Lindahl, Roine Leiringer,
Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Construction Management and Economics, p. 11
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Use and Usability of Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly. An observation study in Gothenburg Sweden.

Morgan Andersson, Göran Lindahl, Inga Malmqvist et al
Journal of Housing for the Elderly. Vol. 25 (4), p. 380-400
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

User-oriented Benchmarking for Usability of Real Estate- The REBUS research project

Göran Lindahl, Siri Blakstad, Suvi Nenonen et al
Report
2010

Quality Innovation & Evidence in Healthcare Physical Environments in England & Sweden - Establishing a Collaborative Roadmap

Göran Lindahl, Michael Phiri, Grant Mills et al
Better Healthcare through better infrastructure, 3rd Annual Conference of the Health and Care Infrastructure Research and Innovation Centre, 22-24 September 2010, Edingburgh, Scotland
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Life cycle costing in construction projects – a case study of a municipal construction client organisation

Kjerstin Ludvig, Pernilla Gluch, Göran Lindahl et al
Third International World of Construction Project Management Conference 2010, p. 1-8
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

Attention! - there are users in the facilities

Göran Lindahl,
Proceedings/documentation RAMAU Seminar, Paris, May, 2008
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

Usability

Göran Lindahl,
In European Fm Insight, Issue 8, December, 2008
Journal/newspaper article
2008

Swedish construction clients' views on project success and measuring performance

Mikael Frödell, Per-Erik Josephson, Göran Lindahl et al
Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. Vol. 6 (1), p. 21-32
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Cooperation in the Building Sector between Building-Material Manufacturers and Contractors to Develop Products

Jan Sundqvist, Bengt Larsson, Göran Lindahl et al
Australian Journal of Construction Economics and Building.. Vol. Vol 7 (Issue 2)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Organisational change in the run-up to a major sport event: The case of the European Athletics Championships 2006

Göran Lindahl, Nina Modig,
Project Management Technology, 2007.1.
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2007

Evaluation of individual characteristics in partnering projects

Sara Åkerström, Göran Lindahl,
Proceedings of CIB World congress Cape Town, May 14-17 in Cape Town, South Africa
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Clients’ goals and the construction project management

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd,
Facilities. Vol. 25 (3/4), p. 147-156
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Formal and informal communication in a project organisation: The case of a large construction project

Henrik Björklund, Göran Lindahl, Laurentiu Dobresco et al
Proceedings of IRNOP VII Project Research Conference, October 11-13, Xian, China
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Mätområdet Performance/Projektmål

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd,
Report
2006

User-Clients’ Goals and the Construction Project Management Process

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd,
CIB W70 International Symposium, Changing User Demands, on Buildings - Needs For Lifecycle Planning and Management 12 - 14 June 2006, in Trondheim, Norway.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Construction Client’s Needs – Innovation in Construction

Nina Ryd, Göran Lindahl,
Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions W55: Building Economics, W65: Organization and Management of Construction, Construction In The XXI Century: Local And Global Challenges, 18-20 October 2006, Rome, Italy, p. 286-287 (full text on CD)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Performance in provision of facilities: a study of buildings in the health care sector

Josefina Hinnerson, Göran Lindahl, Jan-Åke Granath et al
Proceedings of Trondheim International Symposium, Changing User Demands on Buildings - Needs for Lifecycle Planning and Management,Trondheim, 12-14 June 2006
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Culture and Usability

Göran Lindahl, Jan-Åke Granath,
Proceedings of Trondheim International Symposium, Changing User Demands on Buildings - Needs for Lifecycle Planning and Management, Trondheim, 12-14 June 2006
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

User-client´s goals and the construction project management process

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd,
Proceedings of Trondheim International Symposium, ”Changing User Demands on Buildings - Needs for Lifecycle Planning and Management” Trondheim, 12-14 June 2006
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

From organization to actor: the process of achiev-ing usable facilities in the healthcare sector

Josefina Hinnerson, Göran Lindahl, Inga Malmqvist et al
Proceedings of the International CIB Symposium: Construction in the 21st Century - Local and Global Challenge. Rome, Oct 18–20 2006
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Construction Client’s Requirements – Innovation in Construction Project Management

Göran Lindahl, Nina Ryd,
Proceedings of the International CIB Symposium: Construction in the 21st Century - Local and Global Challenge. Rome, Oct 18–20 2006
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Formal and informal communication in a project organisation: The case of a large construction projec

Henrik Björklund, Göran Lindahl,
Proceedings of IRNOP VII Conference, October 11-13 in Xian, China, p. 435-441
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

From organization to actor: Clients and users needsof facilities in the health care sector

Josefina Hinnerson, Göran Lindahl, Inga Malmqvist et al
CIB W065/W055/W086 International Symposium, Construction in the XXI Century: Local and global challenges, 18-20 October 2006, Rome, Italy, p. 146-147
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Organizational change in the run-up to a major sport event: The case of the European Athletics Championships 2006

Göran Lindahl, Nina Modig,
Proceedings of IRNOP VII Project Research Conference, p. 292-301
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

Trust, Participation and Hospital Design Two Approaches One Result.

Göran Lindahl, Josefina Hinnerson, Jan-Åke Granath et al
Proceedings of the 11th CIB International Symposium, Combining Forces, Advancing Facilities management and Construction through Innovation. Helsinki, 13-16 June, 2005.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Project-based learning: a contradiction in terms?

Göran Lindahl, Christine Räisänen,
Proceedings of the 1st WCPM conference, Toronto, May 2004, p. 256-266
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

Collaboration, Learning and Working Processes in Project Groups in Partnering Projects

Göran Lindahl, Per-Erik Josephson,
Proceedings of the Joint International Symposium of CIB W55, W65 and W107 Knowledge Construction, Singapore, 22-24 Oct, 2003
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

Managing Project Culture - the Case of the Hotel Gothia Towers Project

Göran Lindahl, Per-Erik Josephson,
Proceedings of CIB TG 23 International Conference Professionalism in Construction: Culture of High Performance, Hong Kong, 26-27 Oct 2003
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

The Hotel Gothia Towers: a successful partnering project

Göran Lindahl, Per-Erik Josephson,
3rd Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization, p. 275-285
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

The innovative workplace, a process and a place

Göran Lindahl, Jan-Åke Granath,
EuroFM Research Symposium
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2001

Rummet som resurs för förändringsarbete

Göran Lindahl,
Doctoral thesis
1994

Performance of Industrial Buildings – Pilot study in Bilprovningen plant Aröd

Ekström O, Kajsa Ellegård, Tomas Engström et al
Report