Rana teaches E-business at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Bradford.
She was visiting professor at the University of Lyon II (Lumiere) where she developed and taught "Nouvelles formes de commerce et distribution" on the global-logistics programme.
Her research interests are:
Managing information security in organisations from a holistic perspective - including implementation of technical solutions such as public key infrastructure and biometrics, organisational culture, risk management, people and organisational processes
Internet technology and supply chain management - evaluating the impact of internet technologies on supply chain management, including e-procurement and e-supply chain management
Reverse e-auctions - investigation of the impact of e-auctions on supply chain relationships and organisational agility
E-government - exploring the issues of trust in e-government
Exploring the impact of internet technologies on businesses - including strategy, organisational design and change management