Full free access to the 1959 Gordon-Howell Report.
Robert Aaron Gordon and James Edwin Howell’s 1959 report on Higher Education For Business can be viewed directly on this page.
There are also relevant links to modern peer-reviewed academic critiques, directly underneath the 520-page report.
Higher Education for Business
The Gordon- Howell report underpins much modern higher education business practice. This is evidenced here by Columbia Universities’ business school. This article discusses the impact and relevance of the report on the last Century of American business.
A modern academic critique and synopsis from the Harvard Business Review are available here.
Some wider recommended reading from the Harvard Business School is here.
The arguments presented in the Gordon Howell report are still relevant today and Internationally significant as outlined in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education here
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The Gordon Howell report is central to debate in many undergraduate business courses in universities around the globe.
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Recommended further reading- The Education of American Businessmen: A Study of University-College Programmes in Business Administration by the Carnegie Foundation.