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Interpersonal relation in the work environment

Read the Case Study entitled "The Road to Hell" on the link. Then, answer the following questions for Review

1. What mistake did John Baker make? Why did he not realize this mistake when it occurred?

2. What would you recommend that Baker do now? Explain.

3. What does this case illustrate about human resource management in the international environment? Be complete in your answer.

http://www.andrews.edu/~tidwell/bsad560/Case-BauxiteManager.html

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1. What mistake did John Baker make? Why did he not realize this mistake when it occurred?

The blunder in the interview was when Baker raised the issue of Rennals seemingly hostile attitude towards Europeans. Baker unintentionally accused Rennals of favoring his own people- the Barracanian. This issue mutated into an issue of race superiority of the Europeans over the recently independent Barracania. The issue became so personal when Baker commented that his (Baker's) ...

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This is about the interpersonal working relationship between Baker and Rennals. It looks into the competition between two nationalities in a mining business.

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