Organizations and organizational hierarchies

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

An organization is a group of people who work together to carry out a business process or to achieve a goal. Organization hierarchies represent the relationships between the organizations that make up a business.

This section describes how to use organizations and organization hierarchies in Microsoft Dynamics AX. It contains the following topics:

About organizations and organizational hierarchies

Plan the organizational hierarchy

How to use organization hierarchy purposes

Example organizational hierarchies

Create or modify a legal entity

Create or modify an operating unit

Create or modify an organization hierarchy