Robin Hood Case Study Essay

3117 Words Jun 1st, 2013 13 Pages
Contents

Introduction 2 Vision and Mission Statement 3 Competitive Forces in Industry 4 SWOT Analysis 6 Strengths 6 Weaknesses 7 Opportunities 7 Threats 8 New Strategic Objectives 9 Policy Revisions 9 New Recruitment Process 9 Band’s Expansion 9 Mission to Restore King Richard back to Power via helping Barons 10 Porter Generic Strategy Model 11 Cost Leadership 11 Differentiation 12 Focus 12 Contrast 13 Robin Hood Strategy 13 Recommendation 14 Conclusion 14 Bibliography 15

Introduction
Robin Hood and his band of Merrymen is the subject of this case study. Throughout this study, Robin Hood will find several problems that face the group and several possible solutions to these problems. We will
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Internal and External assessment of the organization through SWOT analysis would make the situation easy to understand and make further strategic changes. It is easier to analyze the different compartments of the situation by identifying the internal and external factors. The Strengths and the Weaknesses of the situation are internal factors since they are within the band’s direct influence. Opportunities and Threats are external problems since the Merrymen cannot influence their creation. They are induced by other factors beyond the Merrymen’s reach. We will analyze each segments of the SWOT to this problem:
Strengths
Robin Hood is a charismatic and strong leader
Merrymen’s Motto (Rob from the rich and give to the poor)
Location of Merrymen’s Band
Numbers in the band are increasing which would give Robin and his men the upper hand when fighting the Sheriff’s administration
Robin’s close encounters each have specific duties are organized.
Easy access to information – timely and accurate information provided by Scarlet
Little John managed discipline among the Band and maintained their archery skills at high performance
Constant surveillance which predicts the confirms the move of the sheriff and his men
Scarlock managed finances and converted the loot into cash and stashed surplus

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