Year 2015, Volume 13, Issue 2, Pages 1 - 26 2015-07-03

A Quantitative Model Proposal for the Assesment of Project Performance: The Bridge Model

Zafer ALTIN [1] , Dr. Ömer LİVVARÇİN [2]

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Project performance models should serve as managerial measurement tools that evaluate the various aspects of projects with a holistic approach. However, predate models in the literature generally focus on limited performance indicators of projects - such as budget and time - for performance assessment and they lack broad perspective. In this respect, we aimed to introduce and propose a new model for the quantitative, effective and holistic evaluation of projects. The proposed model is originally developed as a conceptual approach by Livvarcin (2013) and entitled as The Bridge Model. In this study we enlarged the study and embodied the project performance parameters. In this study, we examine project performance by focusing on two different parameter groups: Process parameters and indicator parameters. Process parameters include seven elements of The Bridge Model, these are preparation phase, initiation phase, implementation phase, closing phase, post-project phase, project atmosphere and project actors. Indicator parameters are measures that are similar to the project parameters used in existing project performance models and they include cost, time, quality, performance of outcomes, motivation, development and competitiveness. We also performed a pilot study to figure out the performance of 42 different projects by using the performance parameters of the proposed model. We proved the validity and reliability of our model by using both quantitaive and qualitative methodologies

Project performance models should serve as managerial measurement tools that evaluate the various aspects of projects with a holistic approach. However, predate models in the literature generally focus on limited performance indicators of projects - such as budget and time - for performance assessment and they lack broad perspective. In this respect, we aimed to introduce and propose a new model for the quantitative, effective and holistic evaluation of projects. The proposed model is originally developed as a conceptual approach by Livvarcin (2013) and entitled as The Bridge Model. In this study we enlarged the study and embodied the project performance parameters.
In this study, we examine project performance by focusing on two different parameter groups: Process parameters and indicator parameters. Process parameters include seven elements of The Bridge Model, these are preparation phase, initiation phase, implementation phase, closing phase, post-project phase, project atmosphere and project actors. Indicator parameters are measures that are similar to the project parameters used in existing project performance models and they include cost, time, quality, performance of outcomes, motivation, development and competitiveness.
We also performed a pilot study to figure out the performance of 42 different projects by using the performance parameters of the proposed model. We proved the validity and reliability of our model by using both quantitaive and qualitative methodologies.

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Author: Zafer ALTIN

Author: Dr. Ömer LİVVARÇİN

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APA ALTIN, Z , LİVVARÇİN, D . (). . , 13 (2), 1-26. DOI: 10.18026/cbusos.48765
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