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The Consistency of Performance Management System Based on Attributes of the Performance Indicator: An Empirical Study


  • Mária Kozlovská
  • Zuzana Struková
  • Alena Tažiková


Purpose: The aim of the paper is to analyse the assumptions for integrated assessment of buildings quality in the context of sustainable development principles. The sustainable (or “green”) buildings are cost effective, environmentally friendly and conserving natural resources. The buildings are comfortable for the users, are also healthy and optimally integrated into socio-cultural environment; thereby have long maintained their high added value – for investors, owners as well as users. Design methodology/approach: The methodology of the paper consists in analyses of certification systems that assess buildings sustainability within wider environmental, economic and social relations. An effort to increase the quality of construction and to provide objectified assessment with measurable and comparable results has evoked the origin and development of the tools for buildings sustainability assessment. In the case study, there are analysed the approaches into assessment of one from few certified sustainable projects in Slovakia “EcoPoint Office Center Kosice”. The results are destined for potential investors perhaps even for present owners that have ambitions and responsibility for building sustainability principles performance when designing and using their properties. Findings: The results of the research imply identification of the key characteristics expressing the comprehensive quality of the building and are leading to specification of practical and social implications that are provided by the sustainability philosophy. Originality/value: The force of the paper is to mention the approaches into integrated assessment of construction quality in the context of sustainability principles and the importance of their more extensive implementation in Slovakia. The approaches into the sustainability principles performance as well as the real benefits of the sustainable building are declared through case study of the building EcoPoint Office Center Košice.

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  • Mária Kozlovská & Zuzana Struková & Alena Tažiková, 2014. "The Consistency of Performance Management System Based on Attributes of the Performance Indicator: An Empirical Study," Quality Innovation Prosperity, Technical University of Košice, Department of integrated management, vol. 18(2).
  • Handle: RePEc:tuk:qipqip:v:18:y:2014:i:2:8

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    construction; sustainability; quality; assessment;

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