Robin Hood Case Study

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Robin Hood (Case 20) Part 1 Intro Robin Hood forged together a band of Merrymen to help him fight off the Sheriff and his administration. With the growing popularity and population of his Merrymen, Robin Hood has come across some issues that need to be addresses and resolved. Analysis The increasing size of the band was significant for having the upper hand on the Sheriff’s administration. However, with a larger number they were running out of food and supplies. Also, the more Merrymen there were the less control Robin Hood had; losing his upper hand could lead to a collapse of his plan to take out the Sheriff. With the larger group they are more visible to the opposition as opposed to a smaller number who could hide more easily. Alternatives Charging a transit tax could work by helping them gain some more financial stability, however it could also hinder their relationship with them and cause a loss in allies. A reduction in the number of Merrymen would help cut the costs of food and supplies and also help them stay off the radar. Reorganization and control of the band could provide structure and stability to the group. Or Robin and his Merrymen could also join the forces of the Barons set out to release King Richard. Recommendation I would recommend that Robin Hood provide more control over who is allowed to join the band of Merrymen in order to keep control over their cost and keep within their motto of “Rob the rich and give to the poor.” On top of reducing their size (or not just letting anyone join) they need to restructure and reorganize the organization. After there is control within the group I feel that Robin Hood should join the forces of the Barons to free King Richard. Implementation In order for the band to be smaller but effective there needs to be a set of standards for who is allowed to join the band. By choosing strong, intelligent and
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