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2830781 - Enabling Goal Management People Search


  • As of the b1908 release, the option to enable the "classic" Goal Search (TGM People Selector) is now available.
  • In the b1902 release, the Goal Plan People Search was enhanced to align with the Employee Profile people picker search.
  • With this latest enhancement, the option to switch back to the previous version of the Goal Search is now available.

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SAP SuccessFactors Goal Management

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to the Goal Plan
  2. Select the Goal Search dropdown

The Goal Search is aligned with the Employee Profile People Picker search - it shows Peers, and Matrix Reports are not visible:

 TGM People picker enhanced search.png


  1. To revert to the "classic" Goal Search (TGM People Selector), go to Admin Center > Goal Management Feature Settings.
  2. Enable the "Enable Goal Management People Selector" setting and save:

TGM people selector.png

  1. Navigate to the Goal Plan
  2. Select the Goal Search dropdown

The "classic" Goal Search option is now available - this shows the Matrix Reports and Peers are no longer visible:

tgm people picker search.PNG


  • GMv12 is enabled
  • RBP is enabled

See Also

KB article 2778889 - Search Options for Goal and Development Plans Show "Peers" instead of "Matrix Reports"


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