administrating employee data, commonly referred to Master
Data contains all employee data used in HR processing.
Master Data includes Personal (Eg. address), Organizational
(Position description), Benefits (Insurance, Pension), Time
& Payroll. More on Master Data...
Data is stored in Infotypes. Infotypes are tables
(for user Data entry screen) that contain logically related
employee data. Data can be stored for specific periods,
which includes current and historical. More on Infotypes..
Structures in HR:
Structure - Assigning employee to a geographical location
(eg. San Francisco).
Structure - is used for functional grouping of employees
(eg. salaried, hourly).
a division of a company code into subunits. It is an organizational
entity representing an area within an organization defined
by specific aspects of personnel administration, time
management and payroll. Personnel areas are subdivided
into personnel subareas. Personnel area is specific to
HR and is a four character alpanumeric identification.
Eg. Personnel area 1000 is for employees in Texas, 2000
is for Louisiana.
a further subdivision of Personnel area. It may represent
geographical locations. Functions include:
1. Set groupings for
Time Management, so that work schedules, substitution
and absence and leave types can be setup
for individual personnel subareas.
2. Generate default pay scale
type and area for an employee's basic pay.
3. Define public holiday calendar.
or groups employees into various categories. Eg. Active
employees, Retired employees, Contractors. Employee
groups are used to generate default values for payroll
accounting area and basic pay.
further differentiated within the employee group. Eg.
Salaried employees, Hourly employees, Unionized
employees, Executives. The employee subgroup grouping
for the payroll rule allows you to define different payroll
procedures for different employee subgroups. For
eg. you can specify whether an employee's pay should be
determined on hourly or monthly basis. The employee
subgroup grouping for the work schedule defines the validity
of work schedule, and the attendance or absence
quota type determines the validity of time quotas.