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 Creating Organizational Units

Use

You create organizational units to create or change the organizational structure of your enterprise.

Prerequisites

You need to activate the enterprise organization for your application component.

For more information, see Customizing for the relevant application component by choosing Enterprise Organization Enter Settings for Enterprise Organization .

Check the key date and the preview period and change the information if required. This time interval specifies the processing time frame for the enterprise organization, and is also set as the processing period for the contained CO objects.

Procedure

Creating a Root Organizational Unit

If you did not generate the enterprise organization from the standard hierarchy, you need to recreate the enterprise organization.

You do this in Customizing for the relevant application component by choosing Enterprise OrganizationCreate Enterprise Organization

The standard system contains a new HR organizational unit with the provisional title New Organizational Unit , which you can use as a root organizational unit.

In the detail area, overwrite the provisional entries.

Save your entries.

Creating Additional HR Organizational Units

To create further HR organizational units within an organizational structure, in the overview area select the organizational unit under which the new object is to be assigned.

Choose Create Organizational unit

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You can also copy organizational units that already exist. All of the characteristics of this organizational unit are copied also. You can adjust the data in the detail area.

To maintain the data for an HR organizational unit, double-click on the unit in the organizational structure.

Creating Cost Centers/Profit Centers

You can create more cost centers/profit centers:

In Customizing for the relevant application component by choosing Enterprise OrganizationCreate Enterprise Organization

In the relevant application component by choosing Master dataEnterprise organizationChange .

To create cost centers/profit centers within an organizational structure, go to the overview area and select the HR organizational unit to which the cost center/profit center is to be assigned.

Choose Create Cost center/Profit center

The system displays the relevant master data in the detail area. In so doing, the system transfers the data using the inheritance principle (see the Inheritance Principle ).

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If a CO object is already assigned to an HR organizational unit, you cannot assign any additional CO objects.

Maintain the master data for the cost center or profit center.

Choose Enter .

The system saves the master data as inactive .

The system displays the assignment of the cost center/profit center to the HR organizational unit of the structure in the overview area.

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You can currently maintain onlycost center and profit center master data in the enterprise organization. You can display the master data for controlling area and company code only from the organizational structure.

For more information about cost center master data, see Cost Center Master Data .

For more information about profit center master data, see Profit Centers .

Creating Cost Center Groups/Profit Center Groups

To generate a standard or alternative hierarchy from the enterprise organization, you must create the cost center groups or profit center groups first.

For more information, see Customizing in the relevant application, under Enterprise Organization Generate Standard Hierarchy or Alternative Hierarchy .

You can create groups:

In Customizing for the relevant application component by choosing Enterprise OrganizationCreate Enterprise Organization

In the relevant application component by choosing Master dataEnterprise organizationChange .

To create groups within an organizational structure, in the overview area, select the HR organizational unit to which the group is to be assigned.

The detail area contains the data on the HR organizational unit for processing.

In the detail area on the tab strip CO assignment , choose either Cost center groupCreate, or Profit center group Create.

Enter the name of the group and a description.

The system transfers the group to HR organizational unit assignment to the structure in the overview area.

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If you have not yet generated a group in the standard hierarchy from the enterprise organization, you can subsequently change the group name and the description.

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If a cost center or a group is already assigned to an HR organizational unit, you cannot assign an additional group.

 

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