Case | HBS Case Collection | March 1998 (Revised May 2007)

Tyco International

by Cynthia A. Montgomery, Robert E. Kennedy, Lisa J. Chadderdon and Hal Hogan


Tyco, a diversified U.S. conglomerate, has grown rapidly for more than 20 years. This case examines Tyco's acquisition strategy as well as its internal control systems.

Keywords: Business Conglomerates; Growth and Development Strategy; Growth Management; Corporate Strategy; Business or Company Management; Mergers and Acquisitions; Business Strategy; Manufacturing Industry; United States;


Montgomery, Cynthia A., Robert E. Kennedy, Lisa J. Chadderdon, and Hal Hogan. "Tyco International." Harvard Business School Case 798-061, March 1998. (Revised May 2007.)