Our Glossary defines it as "A declaration of what you stand for and believe in."
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To be the recognized center of excellence for financing solutions that help Lockheed Martin companies close sales by designing and providing the best market-based financial solutions that are commercially available to the end customer.
Passion . . . to be passionate about winning and about our brands, products and people, thereby delivering superior value to our shareholders.
Risk Tolerance . . . to create a culture where entrepreneurship and prudent risk taking are encouraged and rewarded.
Excellence . . . to be the best in quality and in everything we do.
Motivation . . . to celebrate success, recognizing and rewarding the achievements of individuals and teams.
Innovation . . . to innovate in everything, from products to processes.
Empowerment . . . to empower our talented people to take the initiative and to do what’s right.