1. Based on the skills approach, how would you assess Dr. Wood’s leadership and his relationship to the
members of the Elder Care Project team? Will the project be successful?
2. Does Dr. Wood have the skills necessary to be an effective leader of this research team?
3. The skills model describes three important competencies for leaders: problem-solving skills, social
judgment skills, and knowledge. If you were to coach Dr. Wood using this model, what competencies
would you address with him? What changes would you suggest that he make in his leadership?