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Power trip: an American energy utility in post-Soviet Georgia / Paul Devlin Productions.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 85 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Cinedigm : 2003.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Paul Devlin.
Participant or Performer Note:
Piers Lewis, Michael Scholey, Dennis Bakke, Leeka Basilaia, Zaal Kikodze.
Summary, etc.:
AES Corp., the massive American "global power company," has purchased the privatized electricity distribution company in Tbilisi, capital of the former Soviet Republic of Georgia. AES manager Piers Lewis must now train the formerly communist populace that, in this new world, customers pay for their electricity. The Georgians meanwhile, from pensioners to the Energy Minister, devise ever more clever ways to get it free. Amidst hot tempers and high drama, Lewis balances his love for the Georgian people with the hardships his company creates for them, as they struggle to build a nation from the rubble of Soviet collapse
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Business enterprises, Foreign.
Business ethics.
Business planning.
Conservation of natural resources.
Energy conservation.
Environmental policy.
Globalization.
International business enterprises.
Natural resources.
Power resources.
Former Soviet republics.

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