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Research interests

  • Business Process Management
  • Organizational Routines
  • Holacracy
  • Digital Trace Data Research

Academic career

  • Postdoc (akademischer Rat) and research group leader at the Institute for Digital Management and New Media with Prof. Dr. Thomas Hess (since May 2022)
  • Research and teaching associate and PhD student at the Institute of Information Business at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (April 2017 - April 2022)
    • Collaboration in the Erasmus+ project "BPM and Organizational Theory: An Integrated Reference Curriculum Design".
    • Research stay at the Department of Information Systems, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia
    • Research stay at the Institute of Information Systems of the University of Liechtenstein
    • Doctoral thesis on "Organizational Complexity: Insights from Digital Trace Data Research"

  • Studies in IT and Business Process Management (M.Sc.) at the University of Liechtenstein (September 2014 - April 2017)
    • HILTI Fellow in IT Governance
    • Thesis on the topic "Development and Application of a Measurement Scale for Business Process Standardization"

  • Studies in Economics (B.Sc.) at the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg (September 2011 - July 2014)
    • Specialization in foreign economics and international trade
    • Thesis on the topic "Transfer Pricing in Multinational Organizations"


  • Digital Economy (M.Sc., project course)
  • Business Information Systems (B.Sc., exam)

Community engagement

  • Workshop Co-Initiator and Co-Organizer for Workshop on Business Process Management and Routine Dynamics
  • Associate Editor in track "Business Process Management" at the International Conference on Information Systems (WI) 2023
  • Program Committee for 20th International Conference on Business Process Management 2022, Münster, Germany


  • Australasian Journal of Information Systems
  • Information Systems Management
  • National and international conferences (ICIS, ECIS, BPM, HICSS, WI, DESRIST)

  • Membership in Association for Information Systems (AIS)


  • 2021 Nominee, Best Paper of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
  • 2019 Nominee, "That's interesting" Award at EGOS 2019
  • 2017 Winner, Young Scientist Award by the Society for Process Management
  • 2017 Winner, Best Master Thesis Award by the University of Liechtenstein

Selected publications

    • Augusto, A., Mendling, J., Vidgof, M., & Wurm, B. (2022). The connection between process complexity of event sequences and models discovered by process mining. Information Sciences, 598, 196-215.

    • Wurm, B., Grisold, T., Mendling, J., & Vom Brocke, J. (2021). Measuring fluctuations of complexity in organizational routines. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2021, No. 1, p. 13388).

    • Grisold, T., Wurm, B., Mendling, J., & Vom Brocke, J. (2020). Using process mining to support theorizing about change in organizations. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Practical experience

  • Various research projects with practice partners
  • Internships in various manufacturing, consulting and software companies


Publications Dr. Bastian Wurm