Professor Rana’s research interests are in the area of information systems (IS) including the adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) (such as electronic government, electronic commerce, mobile government, mobile commerce, mobile payment etc.), analysis and usage of IS theories, social media, social commerce and mobile payment research. His work on these topics has been published in a range of leading academic journals including European Journal of Marketing, Information Systems Frontiers, Government Information Quarterly, Computers in Human Behaviour, Public Management Review, Technology Forecasting and Social Change, Information Technology & People, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Production Planning and Control, Annals of Operations Research etc. He has presented his research at key international conferences in Asia, Europe and North America. He has co-edited five books on social media, emerging markets, supply chain operations, challenges and opportunities in the digital era and digital marketing by international publishers such as Springer and Taylor & Francis. He has been acting as Associate Editor for International Journal of Information Management, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management and Handling Editor for Information Systems Frontiers. He has developed, taught and assessed undergraduate and postgraduate modules on information systems, digital marketing and e-Business.