How to achieve project target with distributed international team? Key aspects to consider are: people as individuals, cultural impact on thinking, communication and resolution. Meet your team on regular basis.
Growing international companies also impact how the solution or service is being provided. Globalization is impacting also how the project team is structured geographically, and hence this is having impact on the team structure. If you do not take into consideration key aspects of differences between people and cultures, and you communicate the same way with all. If you do not meet your team this may impact your cooperation, engagement and quality.
Before you start working in international environment, study the culture you are going to work with, all aspects of the culture, communication and people. Do not forget the business etiquette. Try to meet the team face to face because this is impacting the people and you will show also you interest and improve engagement.