There’re some signs that the morale of our staff is falling.
Yes. It’s really a matter of much concern .
I think the most effective way is to raise salaries.
I’m afraid it’s too simplistic. We need to identify the real cause of the problem and work to find a solution to it instead of looking for quick fixes or temporary solutions.
We should take it all round.
We should take it from all sides.
I propose we cultivate our own corporate culture to heighten/boost the morale.
Do you have any other question?
Is there any other question?
To sum up,
We have discussed/covered five issues today.
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And please see to it that every member has a copy of the minutes.
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We’re thinking of establishing a joint venture in China. There’re tax incentives and some other preferential treatments, right?
Yes. Chinese government legal rights has taken many active measures to attract foreign capital, and all legal rights and interests of foreign investors are protected by Chinese law.
Is there a lower limit for the foreign party in the registered capital?
Yes there is. Generally speaking, in a joint venture, the proportion of investment by the foreign investors will not be less than 25%.
And how about the administrative responsibilities?
A joint venture will be administered by a responsible manager under the leadership of the board of directors and all the important matters will be decided by the board of directors. The investors should determine by themselves the organizational structure and personnel system of the joint venture.
In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in mergers and acquisitions . What are the reasons behind it?
There’re many factors, such as global economic trends technological innovation and so on.
corporations would benefit from mergers and acquisitions.
there’re also some potential benefits in mergers and acquisitions.
Could you be more specific?
Could you go into more detail on that?
Could you elaborate on that?
OK. For example the merged group will have an enhanced ability to create long-term growth and increased value for its shareholders .And it is said that synergies resulting from the merger may also lead to cost reductions.
Arc there any risks in mergers and acquisitions?
Of course. The biggest integrate challenge is to integrate different corporate and, in many cases, national cultures.
Have you noticed the trend in recent years that many Internet companies have gone public and begun trading on the NASDAQ ? And it seems that people are keen to invest in them.
Yes. There’re several factors which attract the investors, such as highly recognized brands, tremendous potential profits and so on.
But how do analysts value these companies?
Well, it’s not easy. They have few assets in the traditional sense, so analysts have to rely on alternative yardsticks like audience reach .
I’ve heard of a recent collapse in the share prices . So the Internet shares arc volatile as well?
Certainly. It has been a hear market bear market for three should keep in mind that theres always uncertainty in the stock market.