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How can you craft Departmental Org Charts in Odoo 17 for enhanced Team Visualization?

Departmental Organization Charts are visual representations of an organization’s internal structure, showing the reporting relationships between departments and employees. They are used by businesses of all sizes to improve communication, collaboration and efficiency.

With the release of Odoo 17, crafting such a chart has become a straightforward task, thanks to its new HR Organization Chart feature. Odoo 17’s new HR Organization Chart feature makes it easy to create and  manage departmental org charts, giving you a clear overview of your workforce and how it’s structured enhancing communication and collaboration across all levels.

It’s a tool that not only delineates the structure of your organization but also acts as a catalyst for informed decision-making and process optimization. That’s what Odoo 17 brings to the table! 

As we venture further into this blog, we’ll unravel the step-by-step process of creating a Departmental Org Chart in Odoo 17, unearthing the potential it holds to transform your organizational dynamics. 

Whether you are a seasoned Odoo user or are just getting acquainted with it, this feature is bound to pique your interest and elevate your organizational management game. See how it can serve as a cornerstone for better team visualization and effective management!


1) Better Communication and Collaboration
Easily see who reports to whom, facilitating smoother communication and collaboration among team members.

2) Increased Efficiency
Visualizing the team structure helps in identifying areas for process improvement, leading to enhanced efficiency.

3) Informed Decision-making
A clear view of the organizational structure aids in making well-informed decisions regarding hiring, promotions and restructuring.


Step 1 : Install the HR Organization Chart Module

Go to Apps > App Store.

Search for “HR Organization Chart” and click Install to add this module to your Odoo 17.

Step 2 : Create Your Organizational Chart

Once installed, navigate to HR > Configuration > Organization Chart.

Click the Create button to start building your organizational chart.

Step 3 : Add Departments and Employees

Click the Add Department button to create a new department.

To add employees to a department, click the Add Employee button.

Step 4 : Define Reporting Relationships

Drag and drop employees to define the reporting relationships between them and their managers or other team members.

Step 5 : Save Your Organizational Chart

After setting up your organizational chart, click the Save button to keep your changes.

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Odoo 17’s HR Organization Chart feature is a powerful tool for visualizing and managing your team structure. It not only improves communication and collaboration but also helps in making better organizational decisions. 

Pragmatic Techsoft has a strong track record of helping clients migrate to newer Odoo versions. Our experienced Odoo consultants ensure a smooth transition to Odoo 17, allowing you to leverage the new HR Organization Chart feature effectively.

Stay tuned to our website and blogs for more insights on Odoo 17 and other beneficial features.

Interested in exploring Odoo 17 further? Contact Pragmatic Techsoft today for a free consultation and discover how we can assist you in migrating to Odoo 17 or in setting up and managing your departmental org charts.


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