Robin Hood Case

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1. Strategy is an action to attain one or more of the organization’s goals and integrate organizational activities utilizing and allocating the scarce resources within the organizational environment to achieve a desired state in the future. 2. Robin Hood is faced with many strategic problems within his organization. Robin Hood’s organization is in the business of robbing the rich and giving to the poor. This is not a typical organization in that the members must live outside the law. The organization started small with elite members who each had a specialized job. The popularity and success of the group has caused it to grow and recruit anyone that wants to join. This has caused many problems for Robin Hood. Discipline was becoming harder to enforce because of the sheer size of the group. The group is also faced with lower revenue and increased costs. The organization was beginning to exceed the food capacity of the forest so supplies had to be obtained from outlying villages. Some of the other issues that Robin Hood is faced with are whether or not to impose a fixed transit tax, what to do about the growing strength of the Sheriff, and if he should accept the Barons offer to join in freeing King Richard. 3. The role of the organizational leader as strategist and articulator of global goals is to take command and lead the team as a whole. Robin Hood needs to define the organization’s mission statement. This will layout the overall goals for the organization and provide framework for their strategies. Individual goals need to be set in place that will support their mission. 4. The external environment poses threats and issues in this organization. First, the most important is the limited resources. Game has become scarce because the group is exceeding the food capacity of the area they inhabit. Revenues are down and reserves are depleting because the

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