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2525127 - Successor missing in Lineage Chart


In the SAP SuccessFactors Succession Module, there are successors/nominees showing in the Succession Org Chart position nodes; however, when navigating to the Lineage Chart, within the Succession Module, the same successors/nominees are not visible.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Successor is nominated in the Succession Org Chart (SOC);
  2. The successor goes to "pending" status;
  3. The successor is showing in the SOC:


  1. But not in the lineage chart:



This may be due to pending nominations added in Succession Org Chart:



Pending nominations cannot be seen on the lineage chart, only when the nominations are approved.

See Also

More information on Nomination Approval is available in the Wiki Page Succession Nomination Approval Workflow.


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