Dr Allan Discua Cruz

Lecturer

Current Research

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

Transgenerational professionalization of family firms: the role of next generation leaders
Brumana, M., De Massis, A., Discua Cruz, A., Minola, T., Cassia, L. 11/2015 In: Developing next generation leaders for transgenerational entrepreneurial family enterprises. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Las grandes empresas familiares en Honduras: influencia de la intervención del Estado y la inmigración en el siglo XX
Discua Cruz, A. 2015 In: Universitat de Barcelona.
Chapter

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.
Chapter

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

Decision-making approaches to social responsibility by families in business
Discua Cruz, A., Gomez, M. 2014
Conference paper

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.
Chapter

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

Identity and competitiveness of the largest family businesses in Latin America and Spain
Discua Cruz, A., Fernandez, P., LLuch, A. 2013
Conference paper

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.
Chapter

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.
Chapter

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