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Xoliswa holds a Ph.D. in Leadership from University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Dr. Xoliswa Majola works for the University of KwaZulu-Natal Graduate School of Business and Leadership. Has a BA in Communication Science Degree, BA Honours in Communication in Telecommunications and Information Policy from University of South Africa, Master of Commerce in Leadership (ICT and Economic Development), PhD in Leadership (Management Information Systems and Economic Development from University of KwaZulu-Natal. A lecturer in postgraduate diploma in local economic development teaching, partnerships and in postgraduate diploma in business administration she teaches business research and management information systems. Has been involved in stakeholder relationships for public private partnerships, conflict resolutions, collaborative project management and ethical leadership. Has served as an executive member of the University of KwaZulu-Natal Staff Union. Serving as an online tutor at the University of South Africa department of communication science, involved in public relations course. Has been a visiting scholar at the University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology in health informatics.

Research interests are in Big Data, Health Informatics, Leadership, Economic Development, Small Business Development, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.


The professional world is changing at a rapid rate, Rob and his Associates at GLI have provided our organization the tools to develop our current leaders and prepare our future leaders to assume their roles in this rapidly changing environment. Whether you have been in a leadership for years or are new to a leadership position, GLI will prepare you to be a dynamic leader in todays’ workplace. Rob’s approach is welcoming and engaging making the learning experience very enjoyable.


Imagine being one of 12 presenters competing to make a positive impact on an audience and you only 9-minutes to do so. Now imagine being rated the best presenter. You’d be thrilled as Rob should be when he fully engaged our audience of HR professionals and leaders. His topic on visionary leadership in a turbulent world was on point, his depth of knowledge formidable, his delivery powerful, his style interactive, and he is approachable one-on-one. Truly a leader who walks his talk.

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