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Manager approvals in a department hierarchy

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Paul Strinati
on 1/19/15, 4:17 PM 653 views

Hi,

I'm running OpenERP7 on Ubuntu 14.04 Server.

In the HR module, I've setup the Departmental hierarchy such that we have departments as parents of other departments.

e.g.

Parent Dept=IT (Manager = Employee A)

Child Dept=IT / Infrastructure (Manager = Employee B)

A third person, Employee C works in the Infrastructure Dept.

When Employee C submits either an expense claim or holiday leave request, they currently go straight to Employee A, skipping Employee B. We are using the default workflows etc and have not made any changes to workflows/transitions - it is a vanilla implementation.

If I change the Infrastructure department such that it is not a child of IT, then the expense/holiday requests go to Employee B (which is what I want).

So, is there an issue with Departmental hierarchies impacting on approval workflows? Or am I doing something wrong? Just seemed logical to have a Departmental hierachy but the approvals didn't do what I expected.

Any pointers/help greatly appreciated!!

Thanks,

Paul

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Asked: 1/19/15, 4:17 PM
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