Dr Sterling Rauseo

Dr Sterling Rauseo BBA, MBA, PhD, FHEA, Academic Assoc CIPD

Senior Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Key details

Dr Sterling SR Rauseo

Senior Lecturer in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Sterling joined the University of Greenwich in September 2017. He has taught undergraduate courses at the University of Southampton while pursuing his PhD during 2014-2018. He has also taught at Birkbeck University as an Associate Lecturer.

Before pursuing an academic career, Sterling held senior managerial roles in administration and finance mostly in the Third Sector. He is a qualified Life Coach and setup and ran The Mood Magician a life and professional coaching company. He also co-founded Beyond Engagement, a consultancy delivery services in the areas of citizen engagement and empowerment in public policy.

Sterling was supervised by Professors Yehuda Baruch and Laura Costanzo for his PhD study.

Decision-making under uncertainty, perceived environmental uncertainty, organizational narrative, institutional theory and deep uncertainty.

Responsibilities within the university

Teaching and administrative activities

  • Presently module leader on Undergraduate (Strategy for Managers & Finance for Non-Finance Managers (created and designed) (BABM programme) and Postgraduate (Management Research Report (Dissertation) (CIPD accredited MA HRM programme))
  • Past module leadership Undergraduate (Career and Professional practice (temporary) (BABM and CIPD accredited BA Human Resource Management) and Postgraduate (HRM in Context) (CIPD accredited MA HRM programme))
  • Teaching on other modules in across all Undergraduate levels (Human Resource Management, Ethics, Sustainability, Strategy, Management Theory & Practice, Dissertation, Research Methods and Leadership) and Postgraduate (Developing Skills for Business Leadership and Leadership, Professional Development and Career Management)
  • Student supervision on Undergraduate (BABM Programme) Postgraduate (taught) (CIPD accredited MA HRM programme))
  • Academic projects - BABM Programme review and Management Research Report module redesign

Sterling is currently available for PhD supervision in the areas of his research/scholarly interests.


2014, University of Southampton, Faculty Scholarship (Full stipend)


  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Academic Associate Member Chartered Institute of Personnel Development
  • Certified Management & Business Educator - Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • Memberships: British Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, British Sociological Association (BSA), Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer: Academy of Management Annual meetings, British Academy of Management Annual meetings.

Research / Scholarly interests

Sterling’s current research interests include:

  • High environmental uncertainty and its effects on strategic decision making and the role managerial and organizational characteristics,
  • Deep uncertainty and disruption in management.
  • The intersection of decision making under uncertainty and entrepreneurship
  • The intersection of uncertainty, trust and control in power dynamic relationships
  • The intersectional lens and focus on Windrush nurses
  • Enhancing high performance and success of BAME students in HE

Recent publications

Book section

Rauseo, Sterling , Rathnayake, Diluk, Marinciu, Raluca (2022), Decision-making under uncertainty: how university students navigate the academic implications of the Covid-19 pandemic challenges. Palgrave Macmillan - Springer Link. In: , , In: Md Golam Jamil, Dawn A. Morley (eds.), Agile learning environments amid disruption: evaluating academic innovations in higher education during COVID-19. Palgrave Macmillan - Springer Link, Cham, Switzerland (1st) . pp. 655-674 . ISBN: 9783030929794; 9783030929787; 9783030929817 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92979-4).

Conference item

Emmanuel, Myrtle and , Rauseo, Sterling (2024), Beyond borders. Gender, work, and migration in the lens of intersectionality: insights from the voices of Windrush nurses. In: 17th Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion conference, 27th - 29th May, 2024, Seville, Spain , 17th Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion Conference, Seville, Spain, 27-29th, May 2024. , (1st) . pp. 1-5 (doi: https://edi-conference.org/) NB Item availability restricted.

Rauseo, Sterling , Costanzo, Laura, Baruch, Yehuda (2017), Exploring perceived environmental uncertainty of managers for UK firms in the context of Brexit. In: Human Resource Management Special Interest Group HRM in Uncertain Times: Economic Crisis, Brexit and Beyond, 7-8 June 2017, Newcastle University London Campus , . , (doi: https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A3=ind1705&L=INDUSTRIAL-RELATIONS-RESEARCH&E=quoted-printable&P=2241032&B=--_000_AM4PR07MB160137BF8BF7051F23F4D7E2AAF80AM4PR07MB1601eurp_&T=text%2Fhtml;%20charset=us-ascii&pending=) NB Item availability restricted.

Rauseo, Sterling , Bui, H.T.T, Baruch, Yehuda (2016), A systematic review of decision making under uncertainty – An integrative framework approach. British Academy of Management (BAM) and Newcastle University. In: 30th anniversary conference for British Academy of Management, 06 – 08 September 2016, Newcastle University - Newcastle Gateshead , "Thriving in Turbulent Times" - 30th British Academy of Management Annual Conference, 06 – 08 September 2016. British Academy of Management (BAM) and Newcastle University, Newcastle Gateshead Council and Newcastle University (1st) (doi: https://www.ngi.org.uk/resources/news/newcastlegateshead-host-30th-anniversary-conference-british-academy-management/) NB Item availability restricted.

Rauseo, Sterling , Bui, H.T.T, Baruch, Yehuda (2016), Storytelling in an age of uncertainty: exploring managerial cognitive capability, expectations and sense giving in narratives post the financial crisis of 2007. In: 11th Organization Studies Workshop Spirituality, Symbolism, and Storytelling, 19-21 May 2016, Mykonos, Greece , . , (doi: ).

Conference proceedings

Rauseo, Sterling , Costanzo, Laura, Baruch, Yehuda (2019), Deep uncertainty effects on managerial perceptions: the case of UK firms in the context of Brexit. Academy of Management. In: , , , Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings. Academy of Management, Boston, USA , 2019 (1) ISSN: 0065-0668 (Print), 2151-6561 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2019.13804abstract).