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FLYINGSCOT
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FLYINGSCOT   9/8/2014 12:09:49 PM

I have had a couple of recent Lenovo laptops and have been most impressed by their quality and peformance. It is interesting to see they are on the acquisition trail and I am confident they will do very well indeed.

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FLYINGSCOT   9/8/2014 12:09:36 PM
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I have had a couple of recent Lenovo laptops and have been most impressed by their quality and peformance. It is interesting to see they are on the acquisition trail and I am confident they will do very well indeed.

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Re: relocation
Jacob   9/5/2014 1:55:07 AM
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"Did they already agree to make the move to keep their jobs, or is that still in negotiations? I know that companies do tend to make such demands, but it is a serious hardship for anyone who has a family with roots in a particular community to just up and leave to settle in an unfamiliar place."

Areilla, old company (IBM) may want to save their employees but that may not be the case for new company (Lenovo). They may have surplus employees in their own plants and may want to reallocate to the new division. Whatever may be the outcomes, good or bad employees are going to effect.

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Shifting employees from IBM to Lenova
Jacob   9/5/2014 1:51:16 AM
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"The agreement includes the transfer of 7,500 IBM employees around the world to Lenovo's employ at locations in Raleigh, N.C., where it assembles ThinkPads; in Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and in Taipei."

Tam, that may be an internal understanding between IBM and Lenovo; but whether employees agreed for that? They have to get employee concern also; many of them may not be willing to be a part of new company due to various reasons.

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relocation
Ariella   9/4/2014 1:05:31 PM
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You say, "The agreement includes the transfer of 7,500 IBM employees around the world to Lenovo's employ at locations in Raleigh, N.C., where it assembles ThinkPads; in Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and in Taipei." Did they already agree to make the move to keep their jobs, or is that still in negotiations? I know that companies do tend to make such demands, but it is a serious hardship for anyone who has a family with roots in a particular community to just up and leave to settle in an unfamiliar place.



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