Adding a division

You can use the Division (alco_division) table to specify a division in a company. The division is the second level in the company hierarchy after company. The division is subordinate to the company. The departments and cost centers are subordinate to the division. The division is used to determine the applicable business rules to compile data for the reports.

  1. Select Manage > Corporate Data.
  2. Select Division in the Data Type field.
  3. Specify this information:
    The name of the division. The division name must be unique for a company. However, a same division name can be used in another company.
    The code that identifies the division. The division code number must be unique in the company.
    The company for the division.
    The status of the division. The status can be Active or Inactive. If you deactivate a division with departments and cost centers associated, the status of these departments and cost centers do not change(the status is Active). If you perform a hierarchical search, the department and cost center are not found.
  4. Click the Membership tab, if required, and add the data groups. See, Adding or removing data groups from a corporate date type.
  5. Specify an external key, if required. See, Creating an external key.
  6. Click Add to save the data.