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2610408 - How to default Termination Field values and attributes using Business Rules based on the selected Termination Reason?


  • A Business Rule needs to created to change or set the value a field based on Termination Reason.
  • To set values or attributes, such as visibility, Termination Details fields based on the Termination Reason selected.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Termination
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - Business Rules


  1. Create a Business Rule with Base Object "Job Information Model".
  2. The below Business Rule sets values to two sample fields in the Termination Details Portlet based on the Termination Reason.


  3. Go to Admin Center > Manage Business Configuration > jobInfo. Search for event-reason. If this field is not yet added, add the event-reason field and its visibility can remain as "No".


  4. In the event-reason field, click on Details and assign the Business Rule created as onChange.
  5. Save the changes.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Make sure that the Identifier is 'event-reason' and not 'change-reason'.


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