Responsibility centers providing the ability to handle administrative centers. A responsibility center can be a cost center, a profit center, an investment center, or other company-defined administrative center. Examples of responsibility centers are a sales office, a purchasing department for several locations, and a plant planning office. Using this functionality, for example, companies can set up user-specific views of sales and purchase documents related exclusively to a particular responsibility center.

The following table describes a sequence of tasks, with links to the topics that describe them. These tasks are listed in the order in which they are generally performed.


Learn how to manage multi-site companies in the most flexible, optimal way.

About Using Locations and Responsibility Centers

Administer your business.

How to: Set Up Responsibility Centers in Inventory

Assign responsibility centers to users.

How to: View Documents from One Responsibility Center

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