Extra Information Types
Oracle defines EIT in following words. Extra Information Types (EITs) is a descriptive flexfield that facilitates us to add an unlimited number of information types to six available important entities in Oracle HRMS. EITs do not appear automatically in any responsibility. You must set up
responsibility-level access for EITs.
1. Person Extra Information Type
2. Assignment Extra Information Type
3. Organization Extra Information type
4. Location Extra Information type
5. Job Extra Information Type
6. Position Extra Information Type
For example, as per your organization specific need , you want to store some additional information for your employees or your might want to use the EIT on Assignment to hold information about some project work within an assignment.
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Steps to Implement EIT at Person Level
Following are the steps for implementing Person Extra Information Type at Person Level
1. Create EIT Structure
Go to Application Developer Responsibility
Go to following Navigation
Following screen will open
Search for Extra Person Information
Following Result will show
Unfreeze the check box ‘Unfreeze Flexfield Definition’
Following message will appear
Click OK and Click on New button in the toolbar
screen will look like this
Add the EIT Information as show below
Click on Segments and enter the data as shown below
Save the information
Check the ‘Freeze Flexfield Definition’ check box. Following message will appear
Now switch to responsibility ‘AE HRMS Manager’. This is the responsibility to which we want to attach this EIT. In your instance, you can select resposnibility as per your organization. Mostly it should be a responsibility used by HRMS Manager.
Select the responsibility, Go to View and Submit Program
Select the Single Request radio button
Search for concurrent program ‘Register Extra Information Type’
Enter the Parameters as mentioned below.
Click OK to submit the concurrent program. Once it gets completed
3. Add EIT to Responsibility
In AE HRMS Responsibility, Click on following navigation
Select the responsibility
Add the newly created EIT
4. Data Entry in Newly Created EIT
In AE HRMS Responsibility, Go to following navigation
Open the employee number 3
click on Others button and select the Extra information Type option
It will show Passport Extra Information Type (EIT)
Click on Details to open the field and enter the data
and click OK and Save the Record
Tables and Query
Following are tables that contain information for Extra Informations
Sample Query to Get Person Extra Information
from per_all_people_f ppf,per_people_extra_info ppei
where ppf.person_id = ppei.person_id
and trunc(sysdate) between ppf.effective_start_date and ppf.effective_end_date
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