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Purchasing Setup of Approval Hierarchies (Doc ID 134947.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10 to 12.2 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This article describes the basics of how Approval Hierarchies work in Oracle Purchasing. It is intended to help users to setup hierarchies for the purpose of routing articles to the proper authority for document approval.
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Troubleshooting Steps

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Troubleshooting Steps
  Purchasing Setup of Approval Hierarchies
 Initial Setup
 - Enable the Approval Method
 - Define Jobs / Positions
 - Build Position Hierarchies
 - Security Hierarchies
 Employee/Supervisor Relationships 
Employee/Supervisor Relationship Setup Example
Employee/Supervisor Example One:
 Employee/Supervisor Example Two:
 Position Hierarchies
 Position Hierarchy Setup Example
 Approval Example One
 Approval Example Two
 Approval Setup
 Document Types
 Default Hierarchy
 User Setup
 Approval Assignment:
 Approval Groups:
 What articles, technical briefs, or manuals should I read for more information on Approval Hierarchies in Oracle Purchasing?
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