Companies of vanguard are always intent to the technological evolutions. They know of the importance of marketing strategies, that fortify its marks, generate greater visibility, improve the relationship with its customers. They search innovations in its products or services to perpetuate itself in the market. They possess fortified and organized administrative and financial structures, in order to maximize resulted and to minimize costs. But some occured changes in the market, as the globalization of the economies, a market conducted for the customer and not for the salesman, as well as, a economy on the basis of the knowledge, had made with that the modern companies came back the focus of the attentions in the people. The people had left of being mere coadjuvantes in the corporative world, to become the protagonists, the main asset of the companies, since they are whom the intellectual capital and the knowledge withhold.
As survival strategy, the companies had searched to invest in the people. The department of human resources started to have a basic paper in the organizations. It that before he was had as mere operational, assumed a strategical role; being a basic partner of the company in the increment of its businesses, guiding the selective processes and of development of people with sights to the strategical organizacionais and acting as agent of changes. One of them pillars of this great change of paradigm for the RH was the investment in the development of abilities human beings, given the importance of the people in the organizations. The administrative models with focus in abilities if fit inside of the Strategical concept of RH. To say that a person is competent is the same that to say that it is capable to carry through some thing.