1781085 - System Throws Error Messages Related to Business Residence, Reporting Line Unit and Cost Center when Assigning an Employee to an Org Unit

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1781085 - System Throws Error Messages Related to Business Residence, Reporting Line Unit and Cost Center when Assigning an Employee to an Org Unit

Symptom

When you assign an Employee or a Service Agent to a particular Org Unit, while checking or activating, system throws below error messages:

Error Message 1: DD.MM.YYYYY to DD1.MM1.YYYY1: employee(s) on org unit XYZ must be below a business residence. It is also possible to flag the org unit to which the employee is assigned as a business residence.

Error Message 2: DD.MM.YYYYY to DD1.MM1.YYYY1: employee(s) on org unit XYZ must be below a reporting line unit. It is also possible to flag the org unit to which the employee is assigned as a reporting line unit.

Error Message 3: DD.MM.YYYYY to DD1.MM1.YYYY1: employee(s) on org unit XYZ must be below a cost center. It is also possible to flag the org unit to which the employee is assigned as a cost center.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Organizational Management work center.
  2. Select Edit Org Structures.
  3. Assign an Employee or a Service Agent to the Org Unit XYZ.
  4. Check or Activate the Org Structure.

Cause

The reason for error message is, If you assign an Employee or a Service Agent to an Org Unit then the pre-requisite is either that org Unit or any of its its higher org unit must be a Cost Center, Business Residence and Reporting Line Unit.

Resolution

To resolve the issue,

Option 1: You can remove the employees (or Service agents) assigned to the Org unit and assigned them to any other Org unit which accepts the above conditions. To do this, you can go to the respective Org Unit, Employees tab and Delete the employee.

Option 2: If the assignment of the Service agent is must for the Org Unit, then you have to define either the Org Unit or its higher level org unit with Cost Center, Business Residence and Reporting Line Unit.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-MD-OM , Organizational Management , Product Enhancement

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions