represents an organizational unit in your company for which the sales market has a uniform structure.It is the valuation level for Profitability Analysis (CO-PA).
ou structure an operating concern by selecting
ou should ask yourself at what level your analyses should be performed, such as the sales organization,region, product, or customer level.
andvalue fields(only in costing-based Profitability Analysis)
ou should ask yourself which values and key figures should be analyzed, such as revenues, sales deductions,costs, or quantities.
as well as
(only in account-based Profitability Analysis)This structure may vary greatly from one company to the next. For example, the structure of total production costs in amanufacturing company differs from that in a wholesale or retail company. Consequently, you need to "model" CO-PA inCustomizing by defining the characteristics and value fields that you want to analyze.The system then generates the necessary
database tables for CO-PA transaction data
and access programs based on howyou defined your operating concern.