1842444 - How to Set All Purchase Orders to One Specified Manager For an Approval.

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1842444 - How to Set All Purchase Orders to One Specified Manager For an Approval.

Symptom

You want to set up system in such a way that all purchase orders created should go to one specified manager for an approval. You want to know how to do that.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase requests and orders work center.
  2. Select Purchase orders view.
  3. Find the purchase order which is in status  In Approval.
  4. You would like to set up that all the purchase orders approvals has to go to one manager for approval.

 

Resolution

This can be done be following the below mentioned steps:

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select Overview.
  3. Select the fine tuning activity Purchase Order Approvals.
  4. Select the default approval process for the Purchase orders defined.
  5. Select Copy button.
  6. Change the Process Name.
  7. Under the Work Distribution, choose the Work Distribution as Direct Approver.
  8. Select Edit button and then choose the person who should be the Approver.
  9. Select Save and Close button.
  10. Select Edit Validity to make that there is only one active approval process in one time period.

 

Keywords

KBA , SRD-MD-OM , Organizational Management , How To

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