1. Introduction : why this book and who for? / Rafael Ramirez, Kees van der Heijden and John Selsky 2. Conceptual and historical overview / Rafael Ramirez, John W. Selsky and Kees van der Heijden 3. How do scenario practices and search conferences complement each other? / Jaime Jimenez 4. Reflecting on scenario practice : the contribution of a soft systems perspective / Trudi Lang and Lynn Allen 5. New forms of coherence for the social engagement of the social scientist : the theory and facilitation of organizational change from the perspective of the Emery-Trist systems paradigm and the Ilya Prigogine school of thought / Mary Bernard 6. Turbulence in the Indian agricultural sector : a scenario analysis / Kees van der Heijden 7. Swarm planning : a new design paradigm dealing with long-term problems associated with turbulence / Rob E. Roggema 8. Designing more effective political governance of turbulent fields : the case of healthcare / Niklas Arvidsson 9. To what extent do Venezuela's causal textures allow scenarios to work towards social dialogue? / Martin Thomas 10. Managing disruptive change and turbulence through continuous change thinking and scenarios / John W. Selsky and Joseph E. McCann 11. Scenarios that provide clarity in addressing turbulence / Rafael Ramirez 12. From causal textures to predetermined elements to new realities in scenario thinking and practice / George Burt 13. Conceptions of fairness and the forming of the common ground / Shirin Elahi 14. Turbulence and corporate social responsibility : is there a role for scenarios? / Andromache Athanasopoulou 15. Turbulence, business planning and the unfolding financial crisis / Kees van der Heijden. [et al.] 16. Conclusion : the conjucture of scenarios and causal textures : contributions and progress / John W. Selsky, Kees van der Heijden and Rafael Ramirez.