Manage Organization Settings
Last Modified on 06/30/2019 3:19 pm EDT
Cora SeQuence provides a robust OBS (organizational breakdown structure) mechanism capable of handling large organizations with thousands of groups and subgroups. On the Organization Management page you can create and manage organization groups and subgroups, add employees, and assign roles to employees, among other things.
Managing your organization breakdown structure
To access the Organization Management page, on the Administration site homepage, select Edit Organization.
The Organization Management page opens in a separate window.
You can manage your organization breakdown structure directly from the organization tree, using the right-click menu. You can also use the navigation tabs, which provide the same functionality.
The Organization Tree pane is visible by default, and displays the first 20 groups. You can configure the number of groups that are displayed at a time.
To help you manage very large organization structures, with many groups and subgroups, you can hide the Organization Tree pane and work using the tabs.
Configuring the organization tree
You can can set up application variables to change the default behavior of the Organization Tree.
|Administration.Organization.Tree.Visible||Hides or shows the organization tree.||True (default)|
|Administration.Organization.Tree.PageSize||Specifies the number of:|
- Groups displayed by default
- Groups that load when user clicks Load more
0: displays all groups, without "Load more"
|Load more groups|
- By default, the organization tree displays up to 20 groups at a time.
- To view additional groups, click Load more.
|Expand/Collapse organization tree|
- If the organization tree is configured to display in our system, you can use the Expand/Collapse icon to show or hide the tree. The tree is expanded by default.
- Collapsing the Organization Tree is helpful when you handle very large organizations because you can work directly on the required groups, without the need to locate them in a very long list with a complex hierarchical structure.
- The system remembers the user's last state, and displays the next time the user accesses the Organization Management page.
|Manage organization with tab functionality |
- The following tabs are available:
- Employees: Add employees to a subgroup, or edit existing employees.
- Subgroups: View all subgroups within a group, or add new subgroups.
- Employee Roles: Assign roles to employees within a subgroup or add employee to the selected group.
Tip: If you need to assign roles to a large number of employees in that group, click Assign Roles, and then select the employees and the role or roles that you want to assign to them.
- Properties: Edit the name of the subgroup.
|Navigate to subgroups|
- You can navigate between groups through the organization tree, or by clicking a step in the breadcrumb trail on top of the page.
- Groups that have been synced from an Active Directory are marked as such.
- A search box is available on all pages.
- The search feature searches for groups or employees within the selected group.
- To search within the entire organization, you need to select Entire Organization.
- The Search field displays automatic suggestions that match the text that you type in.
- You can add a subgroup from the organization tree, or from the Subgroups tab.
|Move group||To move a group, you can:|
- Drag it to the required group in the organization tree
- Use the move icon () next to it on the Subgroups tab
- Click Move on the Properties tab, or on the organization tree.
|Add employee to group|
- You can add employees from the organization tree, or from the Employees tab.
- The list of employees displays up to 200 names.
- To find specific employees, search for their names.
- To select all the employees in the organization, select the Select all Employees option.
- To assign roles to employees, use the Employees Roles in Group tab.
- To assign a role or a number of roles to a large number of employees within a subgroup, go to the Assign Roles page.
- The Assign Roles page is useful when you have big groups of people that need to be assigned to specific roles.
- You can select Select All to assign roles to all the employees.
- If you do not select a role that is already assigned to an employee, that role is not removed from the employee. The Assign Roles page only assigns roles. It does not remove roles.
|Set group property|
- You can access the properties of a subgroup from the organization tree > Manage Properties, or from the Properties tab.
- On the subgroup properties page, you can:
- Edit the subgroup's name, and other properties, such as Mailbox, Calendar, and Cost per Person.
- Move the subgroup to a different location in the organization hierarchy.
- Delete the subgroup
|Edit employee details|
- There are a couple of ways to access the Edit Employee Details page.
- From any of the employees lists, locate the employee name, and then click the edit button.
- Search for the employee, and from the list of results, click the employee name.