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Please help I am stuck on case questions. Included is the case study, and questions. Answers need to be around 1 to 2 paragraphs long depending on the answer, could be 3.

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1. From Johannes' point of view, what was his intention in sending the email?
2. What was the effect of his editing the email to "stick to the facts?"
3. How will Pablo react to the email? Why?
4. What cultural assumptions underlie Johannes's email and your prediction of Pablo's response?

You can see if the Hofstede dimensions (http://www.geert-hofstede.com/hofstede_dimensions.php) help you in thinking about this case, remembering that those scores represent an average for both countries.

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Please help I am stuck on case questions. Included is the case study, and questions. Answers need to be around 1 to 2 paragraphs long depending on the answer, could be 3.

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1. From Johannes' point of view, what was his intention in sending the email?
From the perspective of Johannes his intention of sending the email was to get a suitable response from Pablo Mendez in their Mexico City office. What Johannes wanted were progress reports from his Mexico City office so that he could sent those reports delineating the progress to his British MNC client. Johannes wanted regular reports from Pablo Mendez's office regarding the progress on the project.
From the perspective of Johannes, he had to respond to the queries of his British MNC client. The client had visited his office during the previous week and had demanded information on the progress. Johannes had no reasonable reply because he had not received any report from Mexico. The reason why he sent the e-mail was that after receiving ...

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