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Andra Serban

Assistant Professor

Area: Management and Entrepreneurship

  • Snead Hall
  • 301 W. Main Street
  • Box 844000
  • Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
  • Office: B4111


  • Leadership
  • Teams
  • Social  Networks


  • Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Analysis, Statistics for Management, Critical Issues in Management
  • Leadership, Teams, Social Networks, Decision Making and Simulation, Levels of Analysis

Dr. Andra Șerban is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her research focuses on leadership, face-to-face and virtual team decision-making and performance, as well as levels of analysis in theory building and testing. Her work has been published in scholarly journals such as The Leadership Quarterly, Organizational Research Methods and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Andra earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Leadership with a minor in Decision Making and Simulation from State University of New York at Binghamton. She has previously worked as an Audit Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Romania and as an Associate Professor at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.


Published Intellectual Contributions
Journal Article
  • Serban, A., Rubenstein, A., Bosco, F. A., Reina, C. S., Grubb, L. (2021). Stressors and Social Resources at Work: The Buffering Effects of LMX, POS, and their Interaction on Employee Attitudes. Journal of Business and Psychology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10869-021-09774-z
  • Serban, A., Yammarino, F. J., Sotak, K. L., Banoeng-Yakubo, J., Mushore, A. B., Hao, C., McHugh, K. A., Mumford, M. D. (2018). Assassination of political leaders: The role of social conflict. (vol. 29, pp.457-475). The Leadership Quarterly. DOI: 10.1016/j.leaqua.2018.01.003
  • McHugh, K. A., Yammarino, F. J., Dionne, S. D., Serban, A., Sayama, H., Chatterjee, S. (2016). Collective decision making, leadership, and collective intelligence: Tests with agent-based simulations and a Field study. (2 ed., vol. 27, pp.218–241). The Leadership Quarterly.
  • Serban, A., Roberts, A. J. (2016). Exploring antecedents and outcomes of shared leadership in a creative context: A mixed-methods approach. (2 ed., vol. 27, pp.181–199). The Leadership Quarterly.
  • Serban, A., Yammarino, F. J., Dionne, S. D., Kahai, S. S., Hao, C., McHugh, K. A., Sotak, K. L., Mushore, A. B., Friedrich, T. L., Peterson, D. R. (2015). Leadership emergence in face-to-face and virtual teams: A multi-level model with agent-based simulations, quasi-experimental and experimental tests. (3 ed., vol. 26, pp.402–418). The Leadership Quarterly.
  • Dionne, S. D., Gupta, A., Sotak, K. L., Shirreffs, K. A., Serban, A., Hao, C., Kim, D. H., Yammarino, F. J. (2014). A 25-year perspective on levels of analysis in leadership research. (1 ed., vol. 25, pp.6–35). The Leadership Quarterly.
  • Yammarino, F. J., Mumford, M. D., Serban, A., Shirreffs, K. (2013). Assassination and leadership: Traditional approaches and historiometric methods. (6 ed., vol. 24, pp.822–841). The Leadership Quarterly.
  • Dionne, S. D., Chun, J. U., Hao, C., Serban, A., Yammarino, F. J., Spangler, W. D. (2012). Article quality and publication impact via levels of analysis incorporation: An illustration with transformational/charismatic leadership. (6 ed., vol. 23, pp.1012–1042). The Leadership Quarterly.
  • Yammarino, F. J., Salas, E., Serban, A., Shirreffs, K., Shuffler, M. L. (2012). Collectivistic leadership approaches: Putting the “we” in leadership science and practice. (4 ed., vol. 5, pp.382–402). Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
  • Shuffler, M. L., Salas, E., Yammarino, F. J., Serban, A., Shirreffs, K. (2012). Putting the “we” in leadership: Continuing the dialogue to advance our science and practice. (4 ed., vol. 5, pp.437–443). Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
  • Dionne, S. D., Akaishi, J., Chen, X., Gupta, A., Sayama, H., Yammarino, F. J., Serban, A., Hao, C., Head, H. J., Bush, B. J. (2012). Retrospective Relatedness Reconstruction Applications to Adaptive Social Networks and Social Sentiment. (4 ed., vol. 15, pp.663–692). Organizational Research Methods.
  • Gooty, J., Serban, A., Thomas, J. S., Gavin, M. B., Yammarino, F. J. (2012). Use and misuse of levels of analysis in leadership research: An illustrative review of leader–member exchange. (6 ed., vol. 23, pp.1080–1103). The Leadership Quarterly.