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Designing Creative High Power Teams and Organizations by Eric W. Stein

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CHAPTER 10

Organizational Transformation

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.

—Joseph Campbell, Writer and Mythologist

Transformation literally means going beyond your form.

—Wayne Dyer, Author and Motivational Speaker

Overview of Methods of Transformation

There are four primary ways to transform an organization. These can be categorized according to (1) what is being maximized (or minimized) and (2) the frequency of the change process (see Table 10.1).

Table 10.1 Typology of transformation methods

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The first (and most common) approach is ...

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