What is an object?
It represents each information
class in an organizational plan.
How do you identify an Object?
Object type is identified by a
combination of plan version, object type, and object ID
What are the components of an
1. ID #, a short and long text
defining the existence of the object
2. Structural relationships between
the object and other objects
3. Third component is represented
by the object characteristics.
All these components are created
as info-types. You can define particular characteristics for an object
in each info-type.
Where do you maintain object
Where do you maintain relationships
or organizational plan
When can we assign additional
characteristics to the objects?
Once we have created the structure
using objects and relationships, you can assign additional characteristics
to the objects. For example, we can assign additional characteristics
such as vacancy, work schedule and expected salary to Object Person.
What is object ID?
When an object is created, an object
ID must be assigned. Internal number assignment is by the system,
indicated by IN and external number assignment is by the administrator
is indicated by EX. Object id is identified by an eight-digit numeric.
SAP recommends the use of the internal number assignment.
How many planning statuses are
there? (Object status cycle)
Five. They are
What is the purpose of Relationship
Each info-type record uses a start
and end date to identify the validity of the info-type data. Relationships
between objects may only exist during the time when both objects are valid.
If an object is delimited, all the objectís relationships and characteristics
are also automatically delimited. Related objects are unaffected.
For example, consider organizational
assignment info-type for a particular individual who was assigned to three
different departments in the last five years. Three different records
for the relevant period of assignment in each department will be created.
What is the use of validity period
or validity dates?
Allow you to define the life span of
an object or info-type record
Identify changes to your organization
while retaining historical data
Allow you to evaluate the organizational
structure on key dates past, present and future
What are the mandatory characteristics
of an object?
Object name and abbreviation
Relationship validity period
List the most common object types
used in Org Mgmt?
Object Type Keys