Relationship between the ‘personal ideal self’ and the ‘ideal organizational self’

Type Research Project

Duration Sept. 3, 2018 - Sept. 1, 2021

  • Institute for Data, Process and Knowledge Management IN (Details)
  • Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility WE (Details)


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  • Fahrenbach, Florian (Former researcher)
  • Kaiser, Alexander (Details) Project Head
  • Kragulj, Florian (Details)

Abstract (English)

This project investigates the relationship between several concepts of the ideal self (e.g. ICT by Boyatzis et al.) on the individual level and the ideal organizational self.
Based on this the aim of this project is to develop a methodology for the development of shared visions in small and medium sized social systems.
Research method: grounded theory approach based on numerous Interviews with people from very different fields who are involved in theory and/or practice in vision development and/or ideal self (Theology, Psychology, Organizational Development, Engineering, Coaching, etc.) combined with the result of an extended literature review.


  • INCAE Business School - Costa Rica