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Refereed Journal Publications

20. To, C., & Sherf, E. N., & Kouchaki M. (In press). Structural power, perceptions of gender and racial inequity, and support for diversity initiatives. Academy of Management Journal.

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.⸶ (In press). A reinforcement sensitivity theory view of seeking behaviors at work: A meta-analysis. Personnel Psychology.

  • Highlighted by the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise: 1

17. Hussain, I., Tangirala, S., & Sherf, E. N. (In press). Signaling legitimacy: Why mixed-gender coalitions outperform single-gender coalitions in advocating for gender equity. Academy of Management Journal. 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. Ning, L. A., Sherf, E. N., & Tangirala, S. (In press). 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

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

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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