Any user with the Administration or Manager role will receive absence requests from all employees unless they are assigned a particular department. Limiting an Administrator or Manager to a specific department will limit their access to that unit only. They will also receive requests from that department only.
After you've assigned users to departments you can now assign departments to admins or managers.
Find the manager to whom you wish to assign a department and open their user profile and expand the Administration restrictions section
2. Add departments you wish to assign to this manager and click Save.
In the example above, Tom Brady will now only see the data for employees in the Sales department. Tom will also receive only their requests for absences and other approvals.
Who manages the managers? Assigning different approvers across the different departments?
You may need to set up managers who will manage the requests of your managers. Also if you don't have such a strict partition department wise you can create tags to set the approval workflow you want. This can be done by using tags. Learn how to assign managers of managers>>