Leadership: Exercise Sheet

TeamSTEPPS Long-Term Care Version: Module 3

The Long-Term Care version of TeamSTEPPS adapts the core concepts of the TeamSTEPPS program to reflect the environment of nursing homes and other other long-term care settings such as assisted living and continuing care retirement communities. The examples, discussions, and exercises below are tailored to the long-term care environment.


Convene in a group of three to seven individuals.

  1. Begin by selecting a leader and scribe for your group.
  2. The group will have 10 minutes to address the questions, record your answers, and report back to the group at large.

Of the leaders you have known, answer the following:

A. What were the characteristics, attitudes, etc. that made these leaders effective and successful?


B. If there was room for improvement, what could they have done to have been more effective?


C. Does your group feel that leadership is a skill that can be learned or taught?


D. What one characteristic is most important to the success of effective leaders?

Page last reviewed November 2012
Page originally created November 2012
Internet Citation: Leadership: Exercise Sheet. Content last reviewed November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/teamstepps/longtermcare/module3/ex3leadership.html