Business Unit Description

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Business Unit Description are logical units created to track and report specific business information. Business units have no predetermined restrictions or requirements; they are a flexible structuring device that enable you to implement PeopleSoft HCM based on how your business is organized. At CSUMB, Business Units are used to differentiate between stateside (CSU Monterey Bay) and Foundation - Monterey Bay.[1]

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:N/A - Inactive and not available on dashboards
Data Custodian
University Personnel
Data Source
Source System:CMS - HR
Source Table Name:PS_BUS_UNIT_TBL_HR
Source Field Name:DESCR
Census Process:No
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"CSU Business Unit"
Column Heading:"Business Unit Description"


Examples of Business Unit Description include:

  • CSU Monterey Bay
  • Foundation - Monterey Bay


  1. Oracle. PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 Application Fundamental Peoplebook. Working with System Data Regulation in HCM. Retrieved from: