Essay about Robin Hood Case

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1) What problems does Robin Hood have? What issues need to be addressed?
There are several key issues that Robin Hood has. The 1st problem addressed in the reading is the growing size of the Merrymen. Resources are becoming scarce to sustain the large size of the band. He is also having problems with discipline within in the band. Another issue is that travelers are starting to avoid the forest for fear of being robbed, which in turn has caused a decline in the Merrymen’s revenue stream. The last issue Robin Hood faces is the increasing power of the sheriff. Even while Robin Hood and his Merrymen have undermined the sheriff for the last year he has gotten stronger and more organized.
2) Do Robin Hood and the Merrymen need a new mission?
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4) What strategy do you recommend to Robin Hood to deal with the problems and issues he confronts?
The strategy that I recommend is that he immediately implements a larger area from which to loot if he wants to sustain his group of Merrymen. Scout the routes that the rich travelers are taking and rob them there. This will generate more revenue to continue to feed the Merrymen.
5) Why not try to end the campaign by killing the sheriff?
While this would satisfy Robin personally, this would not provide a true solution to what the Merrymen seek. After the sheriff is dead there would be another person there to take his place that would continue to the same thing.
6) What are the advantages and disadvantages of accepting the offer of the barons to assist in securing King Richard’s release from prison?
- Amnesty if successful
- Fair Ruler back in place
- Provides an end to the campaign
- Prince John could find out and retribution would be fierce.
7) What action plan do you recommend to Robin?
The ultimate goal of the Merrymen is to rid Nottingham of the crooked Sheriff. The only plan that will ultimately do this is to join with the Barons and free King Richard. This is a high risk – high reward option, but is the only one that could ultimately bring an end to the Sheriff and Prince John as well.
8) How should Robin implement the recommended
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