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Editable user attributes: Manager
Editable user attributes: Manager
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Written by Bianca Wetter
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In this comprehensive guide we discuss the manager attribute and how it provides direct managers a way to manage users within your organization.

What is a Manager Attribute?

When you have been selected as a manager of a user it provides you with administrative privileges for that user, from assigning content to tracking progress. These attributes can be automatically collected and updated through SCIM or by syncing with your HR identity provider. This ensures that the role information is always up-to-date and accurately reflects the current organizational structure.

Why should I use Manager Attributes? (likely remove section)

Using Manager Attributes in Sana offers benefits such as:

  • Organization: Keep track of who is responsible for which users within your platform, providing a clear overview of roles and responsibilities.

  • Customization: Tailor manager attributes to the specific needs of your organization, allowing for flexible role assignment.

๐Ÿ’ก It's important to keep your HR identity provider or SCIM sync up-to-date to ensure the accuracy of manager attributes.

How to create a Manager Attribute

Manually select a users manager

You already have the manager attribute set up on your account so if you want to assign a user to their manager follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to Manage > User

  2. Select Settings > Edit attributes

  3. Select that users manager (a users manager must be group admin or administrator)

  4. Click Save

Once done, the assigned manager then has visibility of that user and can assign content or track progress.

Automate manager data

Sync your employee data to automate employee manager attributes. Read more about syncing your data here


How do I edit a manager attribute?

To edit a Manager Attribute, navigate to Manage > User > Settings > Edit attributes, find the attribute you wish to edit, select the drop down option and click 'Save'

Can I assign other attributes to a single user?

Yes, a single user can have multiple attributes assigned to them. Read more about editable user attributes here

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