Dr Allan Discua Cruz


Current Research

Portfolio entrepreneurship, family business groups, opportunity stages, entrepreneurial teams, families in business.

Entrepreneurship in family businesses
Howorth, C., Jackson, J., Discua Cruz, A. 31/03/2014 In: Handbook of research in small business and entrepreneurship. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar p. 333-357. 25 p. ISBN: 9781849809238.

Beales Hotels: embracing change while minding their own business for over 200 years
De Massis, A., Discua Cruz, A., Jackson, J., Kotlar, J., Mazzelli, A. 2014 In: The Global STEP Booklet Volume II. Babson College Centre for Entrepreneurship p. 81-86. 6 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Christian family businesses: opportunities for further research
Discua Cruz, A. 2014 In: Journal of Biblical Integration in Business. 16, 2, p. 7-28. 22 p.
Journal article

Habitual and portfolio entrepreneurship and the family in business
Rosa, P., Howorth, C., Discua Cruz, A. 30/09/2013 In: The Sage handbook of family business. London : Sage Publications ISBN: 9780857023636.

Intrafamily entrepreneurship: the formation and membership of family entrepreneurial teams
Discua Cruz, A., Howorth, C., Hamilton, E. 01/2013 In: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 37, 1, p. 17-46. 30 p.
Journal article

How does an old firm learn new tricks? a material account of entrepreneurial opportunity
Roscoe, P., Discua Cruz, A., Howorth, C. 2013 In: Business History. 55, 1, p. 53-72. 20 p.
Journal article

Understanding entrepreneurial cultures in family businesses: a study of family entrepreneurial teams in Honduras
Discua Cruz, A., Hamilton, E., Jack, S. 09/2012 In: Journal of Family Business Strategy. 3, 3, p. 147–161. 15 p.
Journal article

Collective Perspectives in Portfolio Entrepreneurship: A Study of Family Business Groups in Honduras.
Discua Cruz, A. 2010 In: EDAMBA Journal. 8, p. 91-105. 15 p.
Journal article

Family entrepreneurial teams: a vehicle for portfolio entrepreneurship
Discua Cruz, A., Howorth, C. 2010 Lancaster University : Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Working paper

Portfolio entrepreneurship as a solution to the succession crisis: a case study of women's successors in Honduras
Discua Cruz, A., Howorth, C.A., Hamilton, E.E. 2010 In: Family Business Casebook Annual 2008-2009. USA : Kennesaw State University p. 25-48. 23 p. ISBN: 0-9753893-6-X.

Materiality and felicitous opportunity: a new perspective on entrepreneutial opportunity
Roscoe, P., Discua Cruz, A., Howorth, C.A. 2009 In: Academy of Management Conference (Chicago) - 2009. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Opportunity evaluation in business families: the case of Honduran business groups
Discua Cruz, A., Hamilton, E.E., Howorth, C.A. 2009 In: IFERA Global Perspectives on Family Business Developments (Cyprus) - 2009. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

The potential influence of international exposure on engineering education in a Latin American country
Discua Cruz, A., Tejada Calvo, D. 2009 In: Latin American and Caribbean Journal of Engineering Education. 3, 1, p. 1-8. 8 p.
Journal article

Families in business: portfolio entrepreneurship in Honduras
Discua Cruz, A., Hamilton, E.E., Howorth, C.A. 2008 In: 8th Annual IFERA Conference (Breukelen) - 2008. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Family business in Honduras: applicability of agency and stewardship theories
Discua Cruz, A., Howorth, C.A. 2008 In: Culturally-sensitive Models of Family Business in Latin America. Hyderabad : ICFAI University Press p. 222-243. 22 p.

Portfolio entrepreneurship in family business groups
Discua Cruz, A., Hamilton, E.E., Howorth, C.A. 2008 In: EIASM 4th Workshop on Family Firms Management Research (Naples) - 2008. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Interstanding the industrial district: contrasting conceptual images as a road to insight
Johannisson, B., Caffarena, L.C., Discua Cruz, A., Epure, M., Hormiga, E., Kapelko, M. 2007 In: Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 19, 6, p. 527-554. 28 p.
Journal article

Rethinking succession
Discua Cruz, A. 2007 In: Family Business Research Seminar Series: Bridging Cultures: Confronting Theory and Practice in Family Business (Lancaster) - 2007. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Different perspectives on family business: exploring Honduras
Howorth, C.A., Discua Cruz, A. 2006 In: EIASM 2nd Workshop of Family Firms Management Research (Nice) - 2006. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution