North American Training and Development, Inc.

Since 1975, we have provided highly successful Management, Leadership and Team Building training programs world-wide.

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NATD works for you by…

Customizing Solutions

At NATD, we have an experienced staff of internationally recognized consultants, trained to develop solutions that work. We design and implement services, programs, and presentations to meet your specific, unique requirements.

Developing Human Resources

NATD consulting staff specializes in helping individual contributors make a successful transition to high performing managers. We have established many long-term client relationships because we deliver quality programs that result in lasting performance improvement.

Developing Human Potential

Our clients repeatedly tell us that their managers, supervisors, and employees experience significant personal and professional growth as a direct result of attending our programs.

Satisfying our customers is our primary goal!

Programs We Offer

Leadership Development

The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is designed to increase participants’ insight into key leadership/supervisory issues relating to employee motivation, effective leadership, coaching, performance management and building managerial excellence. The purpose is to increase the participants’ ability to lead their teams to high performance.

Team Leadership

NATD’s Developing Team Leadership Skills (DTLS) Workshop is designed to increase participants’ awareness and understanding of leaders’ roles and responsibilities, to increase participants’ insight into effective leadership and management practices, to provide an opportunity to assess participants’ readiness for informal or formal leadership roles and to provide an opportunity to develop a variety of leadership and management skills.

Team Building

NATD’s Team Building Workshop (TBW) is designed to assess team effectiveness, explore team members’ interpersonal styles, clarify the team’s mission and goals, identify key improvement areas and develop “Action Plans” to increase team effectiveness.

Custom Programs

At NATD each program is tailored to reinforce the goals of existing management development, safety, or quality control programs. We determine your particular training needs through in-depth organizational assessments, resulting in a customized program.

Our History

NATD was founded in 1975 by Dr. Walter E. Natemeyer. NATD designs and conducts personal effectiveness, team building and leadership training programs. NATD is also a leader in the design and development of questionnaires to assess employee needs and satisfaction, professional competencies, management practices, and team/organizational effectiveness.

NATD’s training programs are consistently rated “outstanding” by our participants, and our staff provides a superior level of personal service and attention to our client organizations.

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What our clients say

Dr. Natemeyer clearly is an expert, down to earth, articulate, and very effective. He effectively uses real world examples of effective and poor supervision techniques and provides clarity. Fundamentals of Supervision

El Paso Corporation

This course was extremely practical … the most insightful I have engaged. A real worksheet for leadership. Leadership Development Program

Apache Corporation

The speakers were great; the people in my group were great. I have enjoyed every minute – most classes you are constantly watching the clock. The exercises and activities were so much fun! I wish it didn’t have to end! Seminar in Mangement



Dr. Natemeyer is an internationally recognized management author, consultant, and educator. Dr. Natemeyer was a management professor at Ohio University, the University of Houston, and the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He was the recipient of numerous teaching excellence awards. In addition to his teaching and consulting responsibilities, Dr. Natemeyer served as Director of the NASA-Johnson Space Center Management Development Program from 1976 to 1981. Dr. Natemeyer received his BBA. and MBA. degrees from Ohio University and his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Houston.

Dr. Natemeyer is a leading authority on “Situational Leadership,” employee motivation, strategic planning and team building. He has authored numerous books, articles, and training instruments on these and other management topics. He has designed and conducted management development programs for more than 100 major organizations in the USA and abroad including the American Red Cross, Apache Corporation, Aramco, Baylor College of Medicine, BP, Chase Bank, Coca-Cola, El Paso, ExxonMobil, Ford, IBM, Landmark, NASA, Rohm and Haas, Shell, Suburban Propane, Texas Center for the Judiciary, Union Carbide, and United Technologies.

NATD Headquarters

1010 6th Street
San Leon, Texas 77539
(281) 488-7000


published Books

Classics of Organizational Behavior

In the practice of management the human element has evolved, developed, and expanded just as swiftly as industry and technology. The behavioral sciences are an integral part of the field of management, and the professional literature in this discipline has proliferated. Within this immense body of knowledge, Natemeyer and Hersey acquaint the reader with 54 of the most outstanding writings on the subject of organizational behavior in the last 100 years.

Classics of Organizational Behavior provides a wide exposure of analysis, including the genesis of organizational behavior, the links between motivation and performance, a discussion of interpersonal and group behaviors, the nuances of leadership and power and influence, how to increase leadership skills and organizational effectiveness, and the interplay between organizations, work processes, and people. The fourth edition is greatly expanded by 18 additional selections that have profoundly changed management thinking and practice into the twenty-first century.

Developing High Performance Teams

Developing High Performance Teams provides practical guidelines for assessing your team’s effectiveness, identifying opportunities for improvement and systematically developing Action Plans that will lead to significantly increased team performance. This book provides a detailed Strategic Planning and Team Building process to guide you through the steps for Developing a High Performance Team.

The Second Edition includes BONUS Readings from three best selling books: “The Wisdom of Teams” by Jon Katzenbach and Douglas Smith “The Performance Factor” by Pat MacMillan “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni “Developing High Performance Teams is filled with clear, practical guidelines for clarifying the future direction of teams and developing action plans to improve. I have worked with Walt Natemeyer in locations around the world. His techniques consistently lead to significantly increased team and organizational effectiveness.” —Mark R. Ward Chairman and Managing Director, Mobil Producing Nigeria, ExxonMobil Corporation

1010 6th Street
San Leon, Texas 77539
(281) 488-7000