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SAP HCM – A Complete Tutorial by Ganesh Karthik S

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Chapter 3. SPOCK – the Building Block of OM

We will now learn how the Organizational Management (OM) submodule is configured to map the business requirement in a SAP system. We will see how a functional structure is mapped into the system. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • The basic concepts of OM
  • Creating an organizational structure
  • Integrating OM with Personnel Administration

The concepts of Organization Management

The building blocks of OM are SPOCK. They are described as follows:

  • S: This stands for Position (for example, HR Manager, Marketing Director, and so on)
  • P: This stands for Person
  • O: This stands for Organizational unit (also known as Org unit; it represents the department in a company)
  • C: This stands for Job (for example, ...

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