Robin Hood Model

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Bassirou Toure HCP/CP 27 1)What are Robin’s key problems? How are they related to each other? Robin Hood was in the spring of the second year of his insurrection against the High Sheriff of Nottingham when reflected on some problems he was dealing with. He was mainly preoccupied with the progress of the campaign, the management of his forces, his enemy’s tactics, and the options that confronted him. First, Robin’s key problem is his lack of clarity and defined goals in his insurrection against the High Sheriff of Nottingham. Is it a personal crusade, a revenge for events that happened in the past? Or is rather a fight for the entire society wellbeing? Identifying the true meaning of his action with ease the process of organizing and implementing his long-term plan. Second, the fame of his Merrymen was both a blessing and a curse. On one side of the coin, the individual’s joining the Robin’s hood cause is positive. In a sense that it allows to add more weights and therefore legitimacy to the band. On the other side the coin, it is literally a nightmare to manage and guide such a great number of persons. Both for Robin Hood who is in charge for making important decisions and his Lieutenants in charge of taking care of the band, Miller’s Son. The fame of the Merrymen was so high that new recruits were constantly pouring in. Unfortunately the great number of allies was beginning to exceed the food capacity of the forest. Third, the main source of revenue was an important concern for the band. While the band was getting larger their income stream was in constant decline. There was a huge divergence between Robin Hood and the Lieutenants concerning how to increase their income. The lieutenants are advocating for keeping their infamous previous policy summarized by the motto “rob from the rich and give to the poor”. In the meanwhile, the sheriff is growing
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