Former behemoth Dell (Fortune 500) has struggled to compete in the dying PC market, but employees are giving CEO and founder Michael Dell a big thumbs up for his plans for the company. ,
After years of rumors that Dell would try to take his company private, the company finally announced a nearly $25 billion deal in February. Dell is partnering with private equity firm Silver Lake Partners and Microsoft (Fortune 500) for a leveraged buyout of the PC maker. ,
Employees seem hopeful that this is the best path for turnaround. Dell's approval rating soared nine percentage points this year to 81%.
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