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Refereed Journal Publications

23. Anseel, F. & Sherf, E. N. (Forthcoming). A 25-year review of research on feedback in organizations: From simple rules to complex realities. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior.

22. Lee, M., Badura, K. L, & Baker, B., Sherf E. N. (In press). Perceived personal and contextual impunity: Conceptualization, antecedents, and implications for workplace misconduct. Journal of Applied Psychology.

21. Tedder-King, A.⸶, Sherf, E. N. (In press). Fairness judgments in the context of structural sexism: The role of beliefs in individual and structural causes of success. Academy of Management Journal.

  • Highlighted by Sloan Management Review: 1

20. To, C., & Sherf, E. N., & Kouchaki M. (2023). Structural power, perceptions of gender and racial inequity, and support for diversity initiatives. Academy of Management Journal, 67(1), 126-149.

  • Highlighted by Harvard Business Review: 1 

  • Highlighted by AOM insights: 1

  • Highlighted by Time (Charter): 1 

19. Chun, J. S., Sherf. E. N., Slepian M. L. (2023). In it to win it? Comparative evaluation increases zero-sum beliefs. Motivation Science. 9(1), 31-41.

18. Sherf, E. N., Croitoru N.⸶, & McElroy, T.⸶ (2024). A reinforcement sensitivity theory view of seeking behaviors at work: A meta-analysis. Personnel Psychology, 77(2), 847-890.

  • Highlighted by the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise: 1

17. Hussain, I., Tangirala, S., & Sherf, E. N. (2023). Signaling legitimacy: Why mixed-gender coalitions outperform single-gender coalitions in advocating for gender equity. Academy of Management Journal, 66(4), 1233-1262.  doi:10.5465/amj.2021.0174

  • Highlighted by AOM insights: 1

  • Highlighted by Fortune: 1

  • Highlighted by McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin: 1

  • Highlighted by the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise: 1 (see also: 2)

16. Li, A.,N. Sherf, E. N., & Tangirala, S. (2023). Team adaptation to discontinuous task change: Equity and Equality as facilitators of individual and collective task capabilities redevelopment. Organization Science, 34(3), 1287-1314. doi: 10.1287/orsc.2022.1621

  • Highlighted by Sloan Management Review: 1

15. Zhang, T., Harrington, K. B., & Sherf, E. N. (2022). The errors of experts: When expertise hinders effective provision and seeking of advice and feedback. Current Opinion in Psychology, 43, 91–95. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2021.06.011

14. To, C., Yan T., & Sherf, E. N. (2022). Victorious and hierarchical: Past performance as a determinant of team hierarchical differentiationOrganization Science, 33(6), 2346-2363. doi: 10.1287/orsc.2021.1528

  • Highlighted by The Wall Street Journal: 1 (see also: 2)

13. Muir, C. P., Sherf, E. N., & Liu, J. T. (2022). It’s not only what you do, but why you do it: How managerial motives influence employees’ fairness judgments. Journal of Applied Psychology, 107(4), 581-603. doi: 10.1037/apl0000898

  • Highlighted by I/O at Work: 1

12. Derfler-Rozin, R.*, Sherf, E. N.*, & Chen, G. (2021). To be or not to be Consistent? The role of friendship and group-targeted Perspective in managers’ allocation decisions. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 42(6), 814–833. doi: 10.1002/job.2490

11. Sherf, E. N., Gajendran, R. S., & Posner B. Z. (2021). Seeking and finding justice: Why and when managers’ feedback seeking enhances justice enactment. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 42(6), 741–766. doi: 10.1002/job.2481

         [Top cited in the Journal of Organizational Behavior for papers published in 2021]

  • Highlighted by HR People + Strategy: 1  

  • Highlighted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School: 1

  • Highlighted by Real Pal: 1

10. Isaakyan S., Sherf E. N., Tangirala, S., & Guenter, H. (2021). Keeping it between us: Managerial endorsement of public versus private voice. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106(7), 1049-1066. doi: 10.1037/apl0000816

  • Highlighted by: Lab Manager: 1

9. Sherf, E. N.*, Parke, M. R.*, & Isaakyan S. (2021). Distinguishing voice and silence at work: Unique relationships with perceived impact, psychological safety, and burnout. Academy of Management Journal, 64(1), 114-148.  doi: 10.5465/amj.2018.1428 

        [Most cited and read paper in the Academy of Management Journal in 2021]

  • Highlighted by Harvard Business Review: 1 

  • Highlighted by AOM insights: 1

8. Sherf, E. N., Morrison, E. W. (2020). I do not need feedback! Or do I? Self-efficacy, perspective taking, and feedback

seeking. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105(2), 146-165. doi: 10.1037/apl0000432

  • Highlighted by HR People + Strategy: 1 

  • Highlighted by I/O at Work

7. Sherf, E. N., Tangirala, S., & Venkataramani, V. (2019). Why managers do not seek voice from employees: The importance of managers’ personal control and long-term orientation. Organization Science, 30(3), 447-466. doi: 10.1287/orsc.2018.1273

  • Highlighted by Harvard Business Review: 1 

  • Highlighted by Work Futures: 1

6. Sherf, E. N., Venkataramani, V., & Gajendran R. S. (2019). Too busy to be fair? The effect of workload and rewards on managers’ justice rule adherence. Academy of Management Journal, 62(2), 469-502. doi:10.5465/amj.2016.1061

  • Highlighted by Harvard Business Review: 1

  • Highlighted in "Idea Watch": "Busy bosses often seem unfair," Harvard Business Review (September-October 2018), p. 28
  • Highlighted by AOM insights: 1 (2nd most read for 2018)
  • Highlighted by Business Wire: 1
  • Highlighted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School: 1

5. Sherf, E. N., Sinha, R., Tangirala, S., Awasty, N. (2018). Centralization of member voice in teams: Its effects on expertise utilization and team performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(8), 813-827, doi: 10.1037/apl0000305

  • Highlighted by HR People + Strategy: 1  

4. Sherf, E. N., Tangirala, S., & Weber, K. C. (2017). It is not my place! Psychological standing and men’s voice and participation in gender-parity initiatives. Organization Science, 28(2), 193-210. doi:10.1287/orsc.2017.1118

3. Sherf, E. N., & Venkataramani, V. (2015). Friend or foe? The impact of relational ties with comparison others on outcome fairness and satisfaction judgments. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 128(1), 1–14. doi:10.1016/j.obhdp.2015.02.002

2.  Parke, M. R., Seo, M., & Sherf, E. N. (2015). Regulating and facilitating: The role of emotional intelligence in maintaining and using positive affect for creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(3), 917-934. doi:10.1037/a0038452

1. Sherf, E. N. (2005). Spam in Israel – Review of existing and desired law. Law & Business, 3, 425-479.

*Denotes authors contributed equally. ⸶Denotes Ph.D. Student

Book Chapters

2. Anseel, F. & Sherf, E. N. (Forthcoming). Providing feedback: Revisiting assumptions and moving towards new insights. In D. J. Schleicher & H. M. Baumann (Eds.), Performance Management. New York: Routledge.

1. Shapiro, D. L., & Sherf, E. N. (2015). The role of conflict in managing injustice. In R. Cropanzano & M. L. Ambrose (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Justice in the Workplace. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199981410.013.21

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