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Analyzing Strategic
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Management Cases

Agenda
 Case Presentation
 Steps to Case Preparation
 Presentation Requirements
 Report Requirements

Robin Hood

Robin Hood: Organizational Profile
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Brief History








First year of Revolt: built a large body of men with grievances; made a disciplined fighting force; housed in Sherwood Forest Robin ruled supreme; had lieutenants to whom he delegated
functions
Fame spread; the band grew
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As the band grew, discipline slackened and food was scarce.
Revenues were running short as the rich were avoiding the forest Barons want to overthrow Prince John bring King Richard back John,
back,
and want Robin Hood to help them in exchange for amnesty
Something had to change, but what?

Robin Hood: Financial Indicators
The Changing Forest
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 First year, did well. Small organization, growth was
steady,
steady revenues consistent stockholder support
consistent,
 No competition
Company
Revenue
Expenses
Coffers

Year 1
13.4
10.0
10 0
3.4

Year 2
12.1
11.5
11 5
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Change
-1.3
+1.5
+1 5
-2.8

Robin Hood: The Problem(s)
Sheriff is getting stronger; more men and
money
Band is running out of money
Food is scarce
How do we decisively end the conflict before
the Sheriff regains control?

Robin Hood: SWOT
Strengths
Strong leadership
Large band of well-trained
fighting men
Support from stockholders
(the peasants and farmers that
hate the Sheriff)

Weaknesses
Unable to sustain growth
(limited resources)
Lack of familiarity with all org
members
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Opportunities
Expand into other forests,
spreading the revenue base

Threats
The sheriff is getting stronger,
increased competition
Prince John is paranoid, could
act irrationally
Barons could undermine
Robin’s efforts

Robin Hood: Five Forces
Threat of
Threat of New
Entrants
New
Entrants
Low

Bargaining Power
of Suppliers

Rivalry Among...