On 9 January 2014 Jan-Peter Kastelein successfully defended his doctoral thesis “Space Meets Knowledge” at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. For this accomplishment he received the academic degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
His research explored the impact of the work environment on knowledge sharing and learning behaviour. A summary of his research can be read here.
Jan-Peter was praised by his supervising professor Réne Tissen for his perseverance, determination and his authenticity. Furthermore, he was acknowledged for the groundbreaking work that he delivered within Nyenrode by introducing a new perspective on the physical space of an organisation.