I have to admit, I've been caught and enchanted by the globalization bug.
I've initiated business connections in India, I have good reason to be doing business with the people of Brazil, and I'm fascinated by what formerly seemed to me a world of "archaic" Chinese ideographs.
There's no doubt about it the world is getting smaller, we're all getting connected, times are changing, and so are all the so called "rules".
Like it or not, work that takes no particular cultural tie -- what we might call "generic telework" -- is going to move to the cheapest possible place ...
... cities whose populations speak a wide range of languages and come from a large number of cultures will have an advantage in some business areas [like] Vancouver, Toronto, Sydney, and Melbourne ...
... Open Source [is] a factor in making global outsourcing easier ... because [it lowers] the entry cost barrier to the IT services business no matter where you are.
Read on: Let's all move to India (China, Vietnam, Eastern Europe etc.). Offshore IT services [The Register]