Robin Hood Case Study

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Robin Hood Case Study James H Middleton III Wilmington University I will be covering a case study on Robin Hood. It includes our competitive forces, key success factors, “SWOT” analysis and recommendations for Robin Hood and his band of merry men. Referring back to chapter four, I will present a swot analysis that gives you full detail on this case. Throughout this study, you will find several problems they face as a whole and some solutions for these issues. Key Factors * The Merry men’s expertise in their robbing techniques is a key success factor for the band. * High labor productivity is a key success factor due to the amount of merry man robin hood incorporated into his band * Well Respected Name (Brand) * Patent protection would be a key success factor if the merry men were a patented group or band. It would have been extremely hard for another’s group of robbers to compete with Robin Hood’s brand of merry men and carry out robbing activities like Robin Hood’s men did. I have discovered many strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that merry men are facing. The group has strength in its numbers. Manpower is the largest resource any group can have and the number of merry men keeps growing bigger and bigger. Robin Hood is also a strong leader. For any organized group of this number of men requires a strong leader that has a plan set. The brand recognition merry men has also been a strength. Because the group is so popular, it has allowed them to make a difference in their community. This popularity has also gained the group access to the resources of the surrounding towns and communities. The cost of training and producing their product is also a strength. They simply steal to obtain the capital they need and training costs are small outside the capital needed to supply the arms and feed the merry men. * The number of

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