last modified: 2006/10/27

sbl news - Leadership on the Couch

The Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) will host a conversation with FirstRand CEO Sizwe Nxasana on Tuesday 31 October 2006 at the Protea Hotel in Midrand. We will explore the current theories on leadership with emphasis on authenticity and accountability. The pool of leadership is huge. What is the current status of their leadership? Are they all authentic leaders?  This conversation aims to engage the audience, giving them an opportunity to share their experiences and perceptions. The conversation will also provide the audience with insight into the leadership style of a successful and respected business leader in South Africa, Sizwe Nxasana.


Nxasana, who steered Telkom to the JSE listing, has become one of the celebrated leaders in South Africa. The audience will have an opportunity to get a deeper understanding of what makes Nxasana an effective leader. We will discover what motivates him, how he successfully confronted the various challenges in his career and also probe his views on the state of business leadership in South Africa.


The conversation will be hosted by Prof Stella Nkomo, a distinguished professor in the area of leadership and diversity management at the SBL and worldwide.




For bookings contact: 

Mrs Deanna Vogét – Alumni Relations Manager

Tel: (011) 652-0208




Issued by:

Nolwazi Dhlamini

Corporate Communication Officer


Tel: (011) 652-0315

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