This is causing more problems such as a decline in resources and funding, a lax in recruitment and training making the Merrymen less disciplined, and also the Sheriff increased his staff to keep up. With the growing band and becoming more known, travelers are starting to take different routes to avoid the forest. There is also Robin’s personal crusade with the Sheriff and thoughts of killing him. Another issue is the baron’s proposition of amnesty for joining the conspiracy to free King Richard the Lionheart from jail. 2.
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.
Managing the human resources can help to build more reliable and hardworking employees. If they can manage their human resources the right way it can lead to highly motivated and skilled staff and can defiantly improve performance. E.g. at Asda it’s important to provide staff with incentives so that they feel their work is being valued and they will want to work harder to achieve targets, Asda have to treat their staff right because if they feel like they are being harshly treated then they will take out their feelings on the customers and then Asda will lose custom from that store, also they give employees pride to work for the company. I believe that if the management of the human resources department is done in the right way then it can be an important factor for what success a business will have.
George wanted an entire restructuring of the department , because "he is the boss". Theory Research has shown that leadership is affected by both nature and nurture. In other words, some people are born to be leaders, but only if their environment has allowed them to grow in to the trait. These traditional theories of leadership led to specific areas, one of those being group and exchange theories of leadership. Under this theory, leaders must provide more benefits than burdens to employees, resulting in positive exchanges and allowing goals to be accomplished (Luthans, 2011).
Do Robin Hood and the Merrymen need a new mission/objectives/ strategy? Yes! It is important for Robin Hood and the Merrymen to create a new mission/ objectives / strategy. Because Sherrif are going be stronger and becoming better organized, which is big threat for Robin. In order to against this situation, it is important to change a new object to make their group and group workforce utilize better.
As Napoleon was one of the co-leaders at this time, Snowball did not possess absolute power. When Napoleon gained power, he brought with him corruption into the story. At the first look Napoleon seemed like he didn’t want the responsibility and power of being a leader. It is shown later that he planned to have more power later, where it would be more important. He had used fear as a way to make himself more powerful, by using the dogs to attack at any moment.
They make these decisions with acquiring the detailed information which can help Asda flourish. The mangers would apply the positive influence through these decisions. The managers could help Asda accomplish many aims and objectives by playing a key role in assisting Asda to tackle more challenging aspects which will help them flourish even more as a PLC That just highlights just how much influence a manager can exert into Asda. However, a manager can also exert a negative influence into Asda but they will not do this intentionally. This is because; a bad decision can lead to directly harming Asda.
Question 2: What controls, of the types discussed in this chapter, might have been used by Red Spot Markets to reduce or eliminate the problems discussed in the case? Fosdick needs to implement a closer control on workings in regard to theft and worker production. Question 3: What longer-range steps should Fosdick take to control the operations of the Providence distribution center? He should make steps towards implementing a management style where he is respected enough that the pace of work is determined by him rather than Bigelow. He is going to have to find out what makes Bigelow so influencing and turn that towards himself.
These new members differed from the original members in ways such as their allegiance, motives and moral boundaries. As well, with the growing size it was difficult to organize and instill discipline amongst the Merrymen. As travelers began to realize the perils that wait in the forest they began to avoid passing through it, thus slowly diminishing the Merrymen’s income. This lack of income and the growing number of followers was quickly draining their surplus of food and accumulated wealth. Robin Hood also faced another issue with his direct competition known as the evil Sheriff.
Yes , they need a new mission , that help them to achieve new objectives, but those objectives just can be accomplish with a new strategy, because the present strategy is good to increasing the size of the band and have more people, but at the same time that also have consequences. As the band grew larger problems start to appear in the way of living at the camp. 3) What strategic options does Robin Hood have? Is continuing with the present strategy an option or is the present strategy obsolete? Robin Hood needs to change the strategy but he has to maintain their ideals.