Selected list of Melanie's training clients

Dr. Melanie Billings-Yun

Melanie Billings-Yun founded and was senior partner of Global Resolutions, an international consulting firm providing negotiation strategies, representation and training to international business, government agencies and individual clients. Formerly a research director and lecturer on history at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, Melanie has spent most of the past two decades assisting Western and Asian companies, NGOs and public agencies in improving their internal and external relationships through negotiation. Her list of training clients includes many of the world's leading companies.

Melanie has a Ph.D. from Harvard University in diplomatic history, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a B.S. with high honors from Portland State University. She is the author of Decision Against War (Columbia University Press, 1988), as well as numerous articles on negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution. She regularly speaks to professional associations and business conferences around the world about negotiation and relationship management.

A native of Portland, Oregon, Melanie has lived and worked in London, Paris, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Seoul, Indonesia and Singapore. She currently works from Washington, DC, and teaches at the Master of International Management program at Portland State University.

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Selected Articles by Melanie Billings-Yun

Communication and relationship-building

Negotiating Relationships for Lasting Returns (ChiefExecutive.Net)

Google's China Blunder (Huffington Post)

Persuasive Leadership

Preventing Alliance Disputes

Reconnecting Doctors and Patients

Dispute resolution

Trust in Mediation

Practicing Medicine in an Age of Disconnection

Role for Negotiation in Legal Strategy

The Healing Power of Words

Selected list of Melanie's past training clients

3M
ABB
Aberdeen Asset Management
American Chamber of Commerce
Bain & Co.
Bank of Korea
BASF
Boston Consulting Group
Cerebos
Citibank
Clorox
Coutts Bank
Daewoo Electronics
Deutsche Bank
Digi Telekom
European Union Chamber of Commerce
Federation of Korean Industries
Henkel
Hewlett Packard
Hyundai Electronics
Kellogg's
KEPCO
Korea High Speed Rail Commission
Korea International Trade Association
LG Construction
Law Society of Singapore
L'Oreal
Merrill Lynch
Morgan Stanley
Oracle
Prudential Securities
Reckitt Benckiser
Samsung Electronics
SembCorp Power
Siam Cement
Siam Commercial Bank
Siemen's
Sime Darby
Singapore Land Authority
SMRT
Standard Chartered Bank
Thomson Reuters
Time Warner
Tullet Prebon
Unocal
Veolia Water