Organizational Management


The Organizational Management component is a comprehensive planning tool. It allows your company to engage in wide-ranging human resources planning, and enables you to develop actual, and proposed, personnel scenarios. Using the flexible tools provided, you can create and maintain a model of your organizational structure. Using the graphical and reporting facilities, you can reflect and analyze changes to the model.

Organizational Managements object-oriented design provides you with a number of organizational objects with which you create organizational plans. Objects such as organizational unit, job, position, task and work center form the building blocks of your plans. By linking them together via relationships, you create a network of objects that mirrors your organizational structure.

Implementation Considerations

Organizational Management forms the basis for all Personnel Planning and Development components:

It is not mandatory to use Organizational Management before you implement Training and Event Management, but it is recommended.

Organizational Management also forms the basis for Workflow. The organizational model you create forms the framework for a routing structure that Workflow uses to direct tasks to the employee.


Organizational Management and Workflow form part of the Business Management Tools component. Organizational Management comprises:

This provides flexible tools for you to construct a model of your company.

This allows you to view, edit and maintain a graphic depiction of your organizational plans. It enables you to move objects around inside structures. You can also request reports from within the graphic model.

Procedures for working with objects are streamlined in Structural Graphics. However, not all of the functions are available.


Organizational Management puts these flexible planning tools at your disposal:

This is a quick and easy way to link organizational objects in a plan, and view them in a tree structure. You can maintain both simple and complex plans.

This is a way to maintain organizational objects and the relationships between them in more depth. You specify the nature of the objects in more detail.

You are not constrained to using either Simple or Detail Maintenance to develop an organizational plan. The two are interchangeable, and complement each other. Organizational Management does not limit you to one plan – you may use a wide variety of plans to suit your human resources needs. Using these tools, you can create plans that enable you to access your current organizational situation, analyze your historical record, and plan future scenarios.