Globalization requires special skills in dealing with the innovators and employees. Excerpt:
Common practices make collaborating globally far easier. And they can be a source of competitive advantage. But our research shows that wise leaders focus on the intent of the practice, not the specifics, and encourage adaptation and experimentation to ensure that the practice achieves the desired benefits. Companies that get this right are likely to find that their people are more effective and happier at work. And ultimately, giving employees the space to experiment in this way allows them to come up with new innovations that can be shared elsewhere.
Read more in Research: Why Best Practices Don’t Translate Across Cultures at https://hbr.org/2016/06/research-why-best-practices-dont-translate-across-cultures