Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2014

Arcos Dorados: How to Lead and From Where

by Krishna Palepu and Gustavo Herrero


Acros Dorados, an Argentina-based multinational, is facing new organizational challenges as it seeks to build on its recent turnaround, and grow in Brazil and Mexico. Woods Staton and his management team have to make some hard decisions on how to structure and lead the company going forward.

Keywords: Execution; restaurant; consumer; Emerging Markets; Strategy; Latin America;


Palepu, Krishna, and Gustavo Herrero. "Arcos Dorados: How to Lead and From Where." Harvard Business School Case 114-059, February 2014.