Robin Hood Swot Analysis and Strategy

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Robin Hood and his band of Merrymen’s reputation was growing rapidly; both in a good and bad way. The group started out small and well organized with the support of the local village, farmers and the townspeople but with the rapid growth, new recruits began to pour in from all throughout England. The reputation was good with those supporting the cause but bad with the High Sherriff of Nottingham, politicians, the wealthy and Prince John. The group was well organized and always alert to the sheriff and his men’s next moves. The weakness caused by the growth was that observance and caution were in decline and discipline became harder to enforce. Also, due to the increasing numbers of men, the food was becoming scarce and they were beginning to exhaust the bands financial reserves. Robin Hood was also trying to come up with a solution to the outright confiscation of goods but the lieutenants resisting the idea of a fixed transit tax. The sheriff was growing stronger because of his growing support with his political connections and Prince John. Opportunities arose with the invitation to join the conspiracy to help return the king for future amenity. The band with the leadership of the lieutenants could have the option to throw off the spies that were in place by Prince John but the threat is that if the plan failed the pursuit would be relentless and the retributions swift. The strategy that I would adopt for the organization if I were CEO would be to first change the motto and the purpose of the organization. The original purpose and motto of the band was “rob the rich and give to the poor” but when the number of members began to increase the robbing was defeating the purpose as it was not able to accommodate the poor because it was too busy caring for band members. The motto or “mission statement” needed to be revised due to the changing times, as well as

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