Robin Hood Case Analysis

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Robin Hood Case Analysis
BA 422W
Aaron Labin, Curt Matthews, Rich Miller 4/14/2009

This is the case analysis for the Robin Hood case study provided by the text. It includes our competitive forces in the industry analysis, key success factors analysis, current strategy determination, SWOT analysis and the recommendations we have made for Robin Hood.

Aaron Labin Curt Matthews Rich Miller Robin Hood Case Study ARC Consulting Services Robin Hood and his band of Merrymen is the subject of this case study. Throughout this study, you will find several problems that face the group and several possible solutions to these problems. We will treat this group as though they are a legitimate business in need of consulting services. The organizational structure of the Merrymen is that of a typical top-down management style, with Robin Hood as the CEO and a few lieutenants serving in roles that have been delegated, i.e. information gathering, discipline, finances and provisioning. The four tasks that have been delegated and Robin Hood’s personal vendetta serve as the basis for many of the problems encountered by the Merrymen. Competitive Forces in the Industry Substitute Products— Determined to be a low to moderate

Suppliers— Determined to be a high threat

Rivalry—Determined to be a high threat

Buyers— Determined to be a low threat

New Entrants— Determined to be a low threat

Aaron Labin Curt Matthews Rich Miller Robin Hood Case Study The two main threats facing Robin Hood are the intensive threat of competitive rivals and threats to suppliers. Prince John and the Sherriff are Robin’s main rivals and pose a definite threat to his operation. They are in direct competition with each other, and their actions have to constantly be monitored. They pose a high level threat, because of the threat of an attack, taxations to the residents of…...

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