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The objective of the present work is to evaluate the relationship among competitiveness, globalism and inovations determined factors of technical and administrative changes in companies of Minas Gerais. It was used a qualitative research that aimed to gather data about the structure of the company; investments that were carried pit; the strength and the weakness aspects; opportunities and threats; the use of technologies and development of new products; the training processes; the abilities and the new area of knowledge relevant for the professionals; establishment of partnership; levels of exporting; the existence of investments directed to P&D; the role of the state on the present process. The data were gathered in Belo Horizonte, Contagem, Betim, Varginha, Três Pontas and Lavras in companies dealing with various sectors: agro-industries, mechanical, electrical and electronics,telecomunication, wood and furniiture, as well as mining. The companies varied from big to small size.