How does culture influence politics and security issues in Latin America? Please provide specific examples. What are the most pressing political and/or security issues in Latin America?
maintaining her control over her workers and the company. Marimekko exhibits qualities of a control quadrant company since they have clear roles, they work in a timely fashion, and they have one head manager, Paakkanen (CVA 11). Paakkanen runs the company with the mentality of a red quadrant since she is the coordinator the fabric companies Marimekko works with, she monitors the entire company, and she is the organizer among the designers. Everyone in the company is a diligent worker, since Paakkanen made it clear, “[…] there was one condition: the designs had to be profitable” (Mitchell 6). This gave the designers a sense of accountability, which pushed them to have a best-in-class focus. Also, the company has regained their consistency of brand image under Paakkanen’s management style. The company is always improving upon their innovation of designs or the products they produce. Paakkanen also utilizes systems and stable project management, “In managing designers, we have to make the controls to ensure that they are well briefed about what we want. The briefing process is one of the most vital parts of what we do” (Mitchell 8). Marimekko falls into the control quadrant, also known as the optimize quadrant, due to the control of Paakkanen and the work processes in the company (CVF). The two main issues at hand are quite contrary to one another, but they ultimately come down to Paakkanen’s work style and how she runs Marimekko. While Paakkanen has generated extreme success with her persistence as a control quadrant leader and her clear objectives for the company, she’s at a fork in the road. She must choose between staying with Marimekko and expanding the company internationally or starting to train a successor to take over her management role in the company so she can retire (Mitchell 11). Kirsti is dependable and reliable, a perfect control quadrant leader. But due to her micromanaging she doesn’t necessarily teach her workers. She informs her workers of what they’re supposed to do and is helpful (CVA). But, no one knows how to run the company or organize the different aspects of the product making like Paakkanen due to her lack of hands-on training of her emp>GET ANSWER