Configuring and Customizing Employee and Manager Self-Services in SAP ERP HCM

Configuring and Customizing Employee and Manager Self-Services in SAP ERP HCM

by Martin Gillet

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Overview

Configuring and Customizing Employee and Manager Self-Services in SAP ERP HCM by Martin Gillet

ESS, MSS, SAP ERP backend, and Portal—are you about to get lost in countless configuration options for SAP’s self-services? This book will help. Find details on all configuration steps, easily identify the relevant transactions and tables for a specific task, and benefit from tips and tricks from one of the SAP community’s most renowned HR consultants. With extra chapters on workflow, reporting, and authorizations, this book has everything you need to successfully embark on a self-services project.1. Each Step Comprehensively Documented
Find detailed information on IMG access, relevant tables, transaction codes, and optional BAdI enhancements for each configuration step in ESS and MSS.2. Hands-On Instructions and Screenshots
Build the exact solution your HR team wants with expert advice on possible configuration options and screenshots for every step.3. Configuring the Landscape
Learn from in-depth instructions on backend, infrastructure, and cross-application components such as SAP ERP, Portal, workflow, reporting, authorizations, and user management.4. Find Everything You Need in Seconds
An extensive index conveniently points you to all configuration transactions and IMG steps, tables, BAdIs, and reports.5. Bonus Content for Download
Go to www.sap-press.com/H3154 to download four additional chapters on integration with Project Self-Services, Employee Interaction Center, E-Recruiting, and SAP Enterprise Learning.Highlights:

  • Employee Self-Services configuration
  • Manager Self-Services configuration
  • Portal configuration
  • Backend configuration
  • Reporting
  • Workflow
  • User management
  • Authorizations
  • HR Administrator Role

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592293568
Publisher: Rheinwerk Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/30/2011
Series: Standard
Pages: 580
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Martin Gillet, an SAP-certified HR consultant (ECC 6.0, SAP R/3 Enterprise, and 4.0B), works as a freelancer on international projects. He graduated with honors in Human Resources Management from the Belgian Haute Ecole Namuroise Catholique and has worked with SAP R/3 in the chemical, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, banking, public sector, and oil industries. He has focused on SAP HR since 1998.

Table of Contents

... Acknowledgments ... 191 ... Introduction ... 23
... 1.1 ... What This Book Will Cover ... 27
... 1.2 ... What This Book Does Not Cover ... 30
... 1.3 ... Systems Used to Describe the Configuration ... 30
... 1.4 ... Assumptions, Prerequisites, and Disclaimer ... 30
... 1.5 ... Standard Functionalities--Out of the Box Versus Alternatives ... 32
... 1.6 ... Enhancement Package Concept ... 352 ... SAP NetWeaver Portal ... 39
... 2.1 ... Web-Enabling HCM Self-Services through SAPNetWeaver Portal ... 40
... 2.2 ... Introduction to Portal Objects: iViews, Pages, Worksets, and Roles ... 46
... 2.3 ... Setting Up the Portal Content Directory ... 48
... 2.4 ... Object Properties ... 52
... 2.5 ... Creating Quick Links ... 59
... 2.6 ... How to Transport Objects ... 59
... 2.7 ... Portal Layout ... 61
... 2.8 ... Languages and Portal Translation ... 61
... 2.9 ... Work Protect Mode ... 67
... 2.10 ... Other Technical Considerations ... 68
... 2.11 ... Conclusion ... 743 ... Backend Configuration ... 75
... 3.1 ... Homepage Framework ... 75
... 3.2 ... Object and Data Provider (OADP) ... 77
... 3.3 ... Internal Service Requests (ISR) ... 78
... 3.4 ... Homepage Framework Configuration ... 78
... 3.5 ... Object and Data Provider (OADP) Configuration ... 103
... 3.6 ... Internal Service Request (ISR) Configuration ... 120
... 3.7 ... Conclusion ... 1284 ... Background Information on Self-Services Configuration ... 129
... 4.1 ... Introduction to Employee Self-Services Configuration ... 129
... 4.2 ... Introduction to Manager Self-Services Configuration ... 1365 ... Employee Self-Services Configuration ... 145
... 5.1 ... Address Book: Who's Who ... 145
... 5.2 ... Working Time: Leave Request ... 153
... 5.3 ... Working Time: Team Calendar ... 169
... 5.4 ... Working Time: Time Accounts ... 173
... 5.5 ... Record Working Time ... 177
... 5.6 ... Working Time: Clock-In/Out Corrections ... 186
... 5.7 ... Working Time: Time Statement ... 212
... 5.8 ... Benefits and Payments: Semiretirement Simulation ... 215
... 5.9 ... Benefits and Payment: Pension Rights Status ... 220
... 5.10 ... Benefits ... 238
... 5.11 ... Salary Statement ... 244
... 5.12 ... Own Data ... 245
... 5.13 ... Additional Useful Information Regarding the Self-Services ... 255
... 5.14 ... Career and Job ... 262
... 5.15 ... Equipment Overview ... 266
... 5.16 ... Travel Management ... 269
... 5.17 ... Company Information ... 269
... 5.18 ... Employee Self-Services User Exits ... 270
... 5.19 ... Alternatives and Additional Configuration ... 271
... 5.20 ... Conclusion ... 2776 ... Manager Self-Services Configuration ... 279
... 6.1 ... Object and Data Provider (OADP) ... 280
... 6.2 ... Working Time ... 280
... 6.3 ... Employee Data ... 294
... 6.4 ... Personnel Change Requests ... 298
... 6.5 ... Recruitment ... 309
... 6.6 ... Workforce Requirements ... 311
... 6.7 ... Cost Center Monitor ... 312
... 6.8 ... Internal Order Monitor ... 318
... 6.9 ... Profit Center Monitor ... 324
... 6.10 ... Equipment Monitor ... 330
... 6.11 ... Reporting ... 337
... 6.12 ... Internal Service Request (ISR) ... 337
... 6.13 ... Express Planning ... 338
... 6.14 ... Employee Self-Services in Manager Self-Services ... 340
... 6.15 ... Performance Management: Objective Setting and Appraisal ... 341
... 6.16 ... Enterprise Compensation Management (ECM) ... 345
... 6.17 ... Additional Configuration ... 347
... 6.18 ... Conclusion ... 3507 ... Reporting ... 351
... 7.1 ... Prerequisites ... 353
... 7.2 ... Report Types ... 353
... 7.3 ... Identifying the Technical Name of the Reports ... 354
... 7.4 ... Payroll InfoTypes ... 356
... 7.5 ... Manager Self-Services Configuration for Reporting ... 365
... 7.6 ... Integration Points ... 382
... 7.7 ... Authorization Consideration ... 388
... 7.8 ... Additional Useful Reports ... 405
... 7.9 ... Recommended Readings ... 416
... 7.10 ... Conclusion ... 4168 ... Human Resources Administrator Role ... 419
... 8.1 ... Prerequisites ... 419
... 8.2 ... User Interface ... 420
... 8.3 ... Access to the Administrator Role ... 425
... 8.4 ... Configuration of the Administrator Role ... 427
... 8.5 ... Conclusion ... 4429 ... Workflow ... 443
... 9.1 ... Introduction ... 443
... 9.2 ... Basic Configuration ... 445
... 9.3 ... Configuring a Substitution Rule ... 457
... 9.4 ... Troubleshooting ... 461
... 9.5 ... Conclusion ... 46510 ... User Management ... 467
... 10.1 ... User Management Engine (UME) ... 467
... 10.2 ... Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) ... 468
... 10.3 ... SAP UserIDs ... 469
... 10.4 ... Portal UserIDs ... 474
... 10.5 ... Single Sign-On (SSO) ... 480
... 10.6 ... Conclusion ... 48111 ... Authorizations ... 483
... 11.1 ... Prerequisites ... 483
... 11.2 ... System Landscape Overview ... 485
... 11.3 ... SAP Notes ... 486
... 11.4 ... Backend Roles and Profiles ... 487
... 11.5 ... Conclusion ... 52012 ... Conclusion ... 523 ... Appendices ... 525
... A ... Appendices ... 525
... B ... The Author ... 559 ... Index ... 561

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