What Concepts Of Motivation Theory Can Robin Hood 's Band Of Merrymen

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This case has a few strengths which include: Strength in numbers as his band of Merryman keeps increasing, The group has strong leadership with a strong management team, and Robin Hood 's band of Merrymen, himself included, are well known. The lack of structure within the group, the unwillingness and lack of support from the sheriff, the depletion of supplies, and Robin Hood 's recruitment process are all general weaknesses that are obvious in this case. Robin Hood has the opportunity to expand his organization into the surrounding forests which will in turn multiply his profits. There are also possible threats involved with Robin 's case, for example, There is increasing competition with the Sheriff since he is getting stronger and more organized, travelers are deviating which is causing a loss in revenue and Prince John is revengeful and could possibly act erratically.
(20 pts). What concepts of motivation theory could Robin use? Discuss how each might be employed effectively.
McClelland 's Achievement theory could be beneficial to Robin Hood, the theory is categorized as so: achievement, affiliation, and power. I believe that this theory would resonate best with Robin Hood because Robin seems to have a need for a sense of achievement and power. This theory would be employed effectively by having Robin and his group asses their fears, goals, aspirations, etc and then setting short term goals to achieve their goals.
Robin Hood could also benefit from positive…

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