DeeDee Kramer is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Administration of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
DeeDee Kramer has more than 20 years of line, staff, and management consulting experience to bring to her work with individuals and organizations. She brings a creative approach to consulting, along with extensive experience in the areas of executive coaching, organization design and development, and organizational change.
She partners with clients to assess critical areas on which they can focus on both the organizational design and on the people side of the change process and leverage their energies and resources to achieve their objectives. These projects, covering a broad range of multinational organizations require her expertise in organizational design and development. Ms. Kramer has recently led restructuring initiatives in the insurance and broadcasting industries. Her work in organizational design, change management, and leadership development span many industries including broadcasting, health care, publishing, energy, technology, and financial services. A partial list of her clients includes A+E Networks, Pearson, KPMG, Horizon Blue Cross, BASF, Public Service Electric and Gas, Morris Heights Health Center, TIAA-CREF, BlackRock, Morgan Stanley, and Citi.
Beginning her career with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, Ms. Kramer designed, developed, and implemented training programs for management and technical staff as an internal training consultant. As Director of Human Resource Development at American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., she managed the performance management and succession planning functions.
She then served as a Practice Head in the area of Organizational Design and Development and then as a General Manager for two national management consulting firms, both specializing in organizational development, executive coaching, and career development. During her twelve years with these organizations, she worked with both executives and teams to help them increase their performance effectiveness.
Her work ranges from executive coaching to organizational design and development. In addition, Ms. Kramer has been credited with her partnering with her clients in several major change initiatives.
Ms. Kramer has done graduate work in Organizational Psychology at Columbia University. She has served as an adjunct professor at the Graduate School of Management and Urban Professions at the New School in New York City. She has also served on many panels and has made presentations to both academic institutions and to human resources professional organizations in the area of Organizational Effectiveness.