Mid-Columbia Leadership Development Association is a chapter of NMA…THE Leadership Development Organization. MCLDA’s mission is to "Develop Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.” Through chapter-based experience, MCLDA provides leadership development opportunities to help sponsoring organizations discover, develop, and showcase leadership talent. Professional development courses and management certification are available to members and non-members.
Companies and communities that have NMA-affiliated chapters are able to strengthen their cultures, truly integrate their work teams, cost-effectively train more people with considerably fewer dollars--and improve their bottom lines.
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"I will recognize that all individuals inherently desire to practice their occupations to the best of their ability."
"I will assume that all individuals want to do their best."
"I will maintain a broad and balanced outlook and will recognize value in ideas and opinions of others."
"I will be guided in all my activities by truth, accuracy, fair dealing, and good taste."
"I will keep informed on the latest developments in techniques, equipment and processes."
"I will recommend or initiate methods to increase productivity."
"I will support efforts to strengthen the management profession through training and education."
"I will help my associates reach personal and professional fulfillment."
"I will earn and carefully guard my reputation for good moral character and good citizenship."
"I will promote the principles of our Free Enterprise System to others, by highlighting its accomplishments and displaying confidence in its future."
"I will recognize that leadership is a call to service."
"We believe in the highest standards of personal and organizational integrity and respect for the individual."
"We believe in lifelong learning, continuous improvement, and the development of a work force capable of sustaining a competitive posture in the global economy."
"We believe management is a creative, dynamic, and essential process enabling people to achieve personal and organizational objectives."
"We believe that managerial responsibility is shared among all individuals at all levels of the organization and that leadership is critical to management success."