The dividend will likely stay at 22.5 cents which is 40% payout until the 22.5 cent dividend drops to about 20% to 25% payout.
Intel sites are located in geographies that value physical fitness and their employees reflect those geographies. Not fat.
The stock options granted are similar to those granted by the companies competing for the employees. The options are part of the compensation. If you change the options, Intel would be forced by competition to substantially raise salaries. That is not preferrable.