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Kevin shifts the direction of the interview and is testing another attribute McKinsey seeks. Michael does not recognize the shift and partially answers the question.
Kevin helps Michael by focusing on one area of leadership. Michael partially answers the question since he spends too little time on the group dynamics in this situation.
Kevin directly asks for the leadership skill he is testing. Michael picks up on the “hint” but again focuses too little on the challenges of managing a group.
Michael has not sufficiently demonstrated his influence skills and Kevin continues to probe for this skill through an open-ended question on leadership.