Data Model Patterns: Conventions of Thought by David C. Hay

By David C. Hay

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This requires us to add an entity describing each occurrence of an ORGANIZATION being part of another. TTdiscussed above. 17. Each REPORTING RELAT10NSHIP must be the occurrence of one ORGANIZAT10N in another ORGANIZATION. As with the hierarchy, we will stipulate outside the model that an ORGANIZAmay not be related to itself. That is, an occurrence of a REPORTING RELATIONSHIP may not be both in and of the same ORGM'IZATION. 17: Reporting Relationships. Having established REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS between ORGANIZATIONS, we face another issue.

None of this, by the way, addresses what the final physical database structure will look like. The designer must be the final arbiter of what will actually work in the organization's computers. GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION can also be exploded into considerably more detail. A large part of the mission of the USDA Forest Service, for example, is to manage land. Thus, it is concerned with all kinds of real estate. The GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION for the Forest Service can be generalized to mean any kind of LAND PARCEL.

4 shows this. 5, where each ORGANIZATION may be composed of one or more other ORGANIZATIONS. Each ORGANIZATION, in turn, must be an example of one and only one ORGANIZATION TYPE,that defines (in data) if it is a "division," "group," or whatever. 4: One Model of Organizations. 4, but it has fewer components, and it leaves room for the company to define new groupings sometime in the future and encompass other organizations not considered before. * This generality is not without cost, however. 5. 4, a GROUP, DEPARTMENT, DIVISION, or COMPANY may not be part of itself.

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