Tomás Félix González-Cruz

Tomás Félix González-Cruz
University of Valencia | UV · Department of Business Administration

Phd

About

46
Publications
85,005
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
1,780
Citations
Citations since 2016
23 Research Items
1354 Citations
2016201720182019202020212022050100150200250300
2016201720182019202020212022050100150200250300
2016201720182019202020212022050100150200250300
2016201720182019202020212022050100150200250300

Publications

Publications (46)
Article
Purpose This paper investigates whether board composition, a family chief executive officer (CEO) and the firm's managerial capabilities affect proactive tax management in family small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The main statement is that the professionalisation of corporate government and management practices explains the difference in t...
Chapter
This chapter belongs to the vein of research that analyses family firms from a configurational approach. This survey explores which combination of competitive strategy, environmental turbulence, family complexity, and family firm management and governance arrangements are present when firm performance is present. This research follows Le Breton-Mil...
Article
Socio-technical innovation is based on new patterns of interaction involving a set of new behaviors that have been legitimized in a given context. The approach of socio-technical innovation complements a purely technological innovation focus. However, studies of how to address social and environmental challenges under this approach are scarce. The...
Article
Full-text available
The understanding of family businesses from the family side is still in its infancy. This is especially true in relation to how family members manage their relationships with one another and with the firm. Family growth and evolution are usually accompanied by a reduction in shared family meaning and purpose and greater divergence in the form of fa...
Article
The debate surrounding the value of disclosed and non-disclosed information as a competitive element has stalled; it has not been possible to make a universal, precise claim as to their potential to generate competitive advantages. This empirical inconsistency can be explained in part by the heterogeneity of information assets, which can give rise...
Article
Full-text available
Today’s firms, particularly startups, require agile communication to sense and seize opportunities and to adapt to the market as quickly as possible (Picken 2017; Takeuchi and Nonaka 1986). However, scholars have predominantly focused on external communication, taking agile internal communication for granted. This paper analyzes the combinations of...
Chapter
This chapter follows the new research current that looks for heterogeneity between family businesses and its consequences. Through a cluster analysis, the chapter presents a taxonomy of four groups with different family government profiles, depending on the scope—number of issues considered—and the level of formalization. Alike, the research descri...
Chapter
This chapter belongs to the vein of research that analyses family firms from a configurational approach. This survey explores which combination of competitive strategy, environmental turbulence, family complexity, and family firm management and governance arrangements are present when firm performance is present. This research follows Le Breton-Mil...
Article
To what extent is the likelihood that a Technology-Based Firm – TBF – turns into a Technology-Based and Highly Innovative Firm – TB&InnF – is influenced by technical capabilities or managerial capabilities and education background? We analyse this question using a novel data panel assembled for 326 Spanish industrial firms, along the period 1998–20...
Article
Full-text available
Although succession is the single most important issue in family-owned businesses (FOBs), there is scarce comprehensive and integrative analysis of the context (i.e., the social, organizational, and normative setting) where succession events occur. Research usually focuses on the success or failure of succession processes, instead of the risks face...
Article
Full-text available
Drawing on regulatory focus theory, this research proposes that transformational leadership performance depends on followers’ circumstances. The analysis of 125 people from two Spanish service firms reveals that, apart from transformational leadership, the presence of academic education, intrinsic job satisfaction and high customer contact, and the...
Article
Full-text available
Academic interest in social and human capital is growing significantly. Similarly, their relationship with sustainability is increasing, especially compared to sustainability’s relationship with natural capital and financial and economic capital. Bibliometric and visualization research on these relationships is nonetheless insufficient. This study...
Preprint
Academic interest in social and human capital is growing significantly. Similarly, their relationship with sustainability is increasing, especially compared to sustainability’s relationship with natural capital and financial and economic capital. Bibliometric and visualization research on these relationships is nonetheless insufficient. This study...
Chapter
The behavioral side of the decision process inherent to strategy is an issue that is gaining attention from both academic and practitioners. At the same time, the Schumpeterian conception of innovation, returns to gain relevance in an environment where technology leads to process dematerialization and exponential paths of change. In this context, t...
Article
Full-text available
This study identifies the combination of factors that lead to quality management reinforcing innovation capability as an organization’s strength. The results from 133 Spanish service organizations show that competitive strategy, manager’s motivation to adopt quality management, and customer orientation are the key factors that explain the presence...
Article
Entrepreneurial Innovation is one of the issues that nowadays arouses the interest of academics and practitioners. Efforts made until now, focus on procedures and context through and where entrepreneurial action is enacted. Recently this interest has turned toward the entrepreneurial mindset (European Commission 2016) that provides intention to the...
Article
Full-text available
This study is organized in two parts. We conduct a general analysis of the use of qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), and a bibliometric study of the use of QCA to analyze the specificities of the research publications that apply this methodology. Our results show the differences in quantitative terms of the three variants of this methodology:...
Article
The intent of this research is to propose and analyse a set of policies in the construction industry to enhance social development. First, the paper shows the connections between the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social entrepreneurship (SE), the reduction of the leakage, and then the generation of social value (SV) for sus...
Article
Full-text available
The aim is to analyze, define and examine the connections between social entrepreneurship and the generation of social value, considering the concept of leakage as a measure of social value creation and distribution for the hospitality industry. The paper also proposes an exploratory-theoretical framework of policies to promote social entrepreneurs...
Article
The purpose of this article is to enhance scholars' understanding of work-life balance (WLB) policies in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The study explores whether SMEs display a common pattern of behavior when implementing WLB policies. The benefits of implementing WLB policies either improve conditions for the workers themselves or improve t...
Article
This study analyzes how family involvement leads to high performance in SME-family businesses (SME-FB). This research considers family involvement in management and firm governance, development of family governance, firm size, generations in FB, and ownership concentration. Results show three combinations that lead to high performance: 1) a large-e...
Article
From the competence-based view, this study contributes to understanding how service firm capabilities affect firm performance. The study examines managerial capabilities, organizational capabilities, marketing capabilities , and service quality capabilities. This study investigates whether interaction between these capabilities and their contributi...
Article
Full-text available
Innovation can become a sustainable competitive advantage for service firms. However, there is lack of empirical research on how marketing capabilities support innovation. This study differentiates between operational and dynamic marketing capabilities, the latter related to strategic marketing, marketing planning and market knowledge skills. Based...
Article
Full-text available
In the last decade some frameworks have tried to explain how to devise strategies for innovation in value by determining the needs of customers and non-customers, also creating new industries in which competition becomes irrelevant (Hax, The delta model. Reinventing your business strategy. New York: Springer, 2010; Kim and Mauborgne, Blue ocean str...
Article
Full-text available
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t The ongoing confusion about the meaning of 'talent' within the world of work is hindering the establishment of widely accepted talent management theories and practices. The aim of this paper is to contribute to the literature on talent management by offering an in-depth review of the talent concept within the s...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose With a view to contributing to a better understanding of the interactions between design dimensions, the authors aim to present a formal model that analyzes the internal fit relationship between centralization and formalization, taking into account organizational technology and the “systems approach”. Design/methodology/approach Based on t...
Article
Full-text available
El propósito de este artículo es doble: explicar, con base en la revisión de la literatura especializada, el concepto de talento y el rol del departamento de recursos humanos en la gestión de talento; y analizar, mediante el método Delphi, y para las empresas españolas, la percepción de los expertos consultados sobre la definición de talento, así c...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose – This paper seeks to extend knowledge on the impact of different marketing capabilities on various measures of organisational performance in the context of family‐run small to medium‐sized enterprises (SMEs). Design/methodology/approach – Aspects regarding marketing capabilities in family‐owned SMEs and their impact on superior performanc...
Article
Full-text available
The aim of this paper is twofold: first, to explain, the concept of talent and the role of the human resources department in talent management, based on a literature review; and second, to analyze, using a Delphi method, expert perception about the definition of talent as well as the role of the human resources department and the effect of the curr...
Article
Full-text available
This study shows that the relationship between marketing capabilities and firm financial performance can be better understood when it is drawn using stakeholder satisfaction as an additional variable, in the context of the service industry. Results from 152 Spanish service organizations indicate that superior marketing capabilities lead to higher l...
Article
Full-text available
The present work analyses how quality management improves organizational performance through the generation and enhancement of distinctive competences in service companies. Considering the two most recent and wide known quality approaches: Quality Assurance and Total Quality Management, the present piece of work carries a research about what kind o...
Article
Full-text available
This article analyzes talent management from a Capability Based View, according to which we describe talent management as the capability of the organization to acquire, to develop and to assign talent, maximizing the value it generates. After establishing the key elements to understand a capability, we develop a reference framework that allows us t...
Article
Full-text available
Conceptualization and measurement of organizational commitment involve different dimensions that include economic, affective, as well as moral aspects labelled in the literature as: ‘continuance’, ‘affective’ and ‘normative’ commitment. This multidimensional framework emerges from the convergence of different research lines. Using Aristotle’s philo...
Article
Full-text available
Many organisations use the ISO 9000 series as a reference framework to establish their quality assurance system. In doing so, most of them overlook the process of interpreting and adapting these standards to their own characteristics and capabilities. As a result, there is a misunderstanding with respect to the objectives of the standards. The corr...
Article
Full-text available
Deals with theoretical arguments that justify why the leadership of managers and its ethical dimension is a powerful enabler for TQM efforts to sustain, together with a systematic management. Starts by setting out a multidimensional conception of leadership in which the ethical sphere is explicitly considered. The principles articulating TQM are th...
Article
Full-text available
In recent decades, Total Quality Management (TQM) has become an important phenomenon in the world of business, but the implications and scope of quality programs are quite different everywhere. Since different explanations have been given, most authors agree that management commitment and leadership are indispensable elements for a successful TQM i...
Article
Full-text available
Examines the literature relating to the implementation of quality assurance systems and then uses a questionnaire to a number of organisations and consultants to compare “practice” with “theory”. Analyses the implementation process for quality assurance systems designed to meet the requirements of the ISO 9000 standard to identify the role of the d...
Article
Full-text available
Las normas de la serie ISO 9000 consisten en una serie de guías genéricas que indican qué puede hacer una empresa con independencia de su tamaño y sector de actividades para gestionar la calidad de sus productos y servicios, si bien no indican cómo debe hacerlo. Así pues, es la empresa en cada caso la que debe establecer los contenidos específicos...
Article
Full-text available
In the last two decades, an impressive amount of academic work has shown the relevance of capabilities as an important source of competitive advantage. Capability-based competition is the consequence of two managerial choices: First, what capabilities the organization is going to develop. And second, how many resources devote to the development of...
Article
Contenido: 1) Parte I Lecciones aprendidas, arrancando el camino hacia la calidad, conceptos y enfoques: 1) Fuentes del conocimiento en gestión de la calidad; 2) teoría de la administración y desarrollo de la gestión de la calidad; 3) Conceptos de calidad; 4) Enfoques de gestión de la calidad; 5) La gestión de la calidad total. -- Parte II De la fi...

Network

Cited By