How to Configure Groups in Salesforce?
Let’s say that the Director, Direct Sales does want to allow her team to have access not only to her records but also access to records owned by the Eastern Sales Team and theWestern Sales Team. First you would create a Public Group from Setup >Administration Setup > Manage Users > Public Groups and click the “New” button.
We create a group name called “Direct Sales Team,” we searched by Roles to include theDirector, Direct Sales, the Western Sales Team and the Eastern Sales Team, and clicked the “Save” button. Now that we have our group we can create a Sharing rule to grant access. Let’s say that we want to grant access to Leads for this new Group. We would go to Setup > Administration Setup > Security Controls > Sharing Settings. Under the related list of “Lead Sharing Rules” we’d click “New” and from the new window we’d set the rule as follows: