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CRM 2011 - Designing entity

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I am trying to modelling a Real Estate Organization.  The company have branches, each branch has a manager and a number of real estate agent.  I am looking at the best way to incorporate the commission and accounting structure into the CRM.  Commission from a real estate deal will split between by agent, immediate manager and the company.  An accounting code is use for each of the two business of the company: Residential and Industrial real estates.  The Branch Manager also has accounting code for each business. Real Estate agent under the branch have multiple accounting codes for each deal. A combination of company code, manager code and agent real estate code are used to account for the commission structure for the agent.

Currently I used the user entity to create the hierarchy of the organization structure: Company, Manager(s) and Agent(s).  I am wondering how to capture the information.  The code is only a number.  Should I create an accounting code entity of different types: CompanyAccountingCode, ManagerAccountingCode, AgentDealAccountingCode:?  This will be the only way to capture a collection of codes for user entity even the entity has only one field called accounting code?

Can someone share their experience how to proper design a entity based system?
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Thanks.  It make sense. Thanks for sharing
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