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2154758 - Employee Cannot Select Manager When Trying to Cascade a Group Goal


When an employee tries to cascade a group goal to their manager, the check box to select the manager is grayed out.


  • SAP SuccessFactors Goal Management
  • SAP SuccessFactors Performance Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login as employee
  2. Click on Goals tab
  3. Select a group goal to cascade to the manager
  4. In the select screen, the check box beside the manager name is grayed out


Permission configuration


1. In the objective plan template, change allow-group-goal to true:

<obj-plan-template ... allow-group-goal="true" >

2. In the permissions section, add a new role which permissions the employee to cascade goals to their manager (example below):

<permission for="cascade-push">
<description><![CDATA[Write description here]]></description>




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