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Double Helix Methodology, decision-making consultation, paradigm, think tank value

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Application and Empirical Analysis of Think Tank Double Helix Methodology


The Double Helix Methodology regards think tank research as a relatively independent and special research topic, from the analysis, fusion, and restoration process of think tank research, based on the process fusion method of DIIS and the logical hierarchy method of MIPS iterating with each other, analyzing the spiral coupling relationship between them, and forming a complete and systematic theoretical framework and methodological system from the characteristics of time and space. This methodology comes from the founder's long-term strategic and policy research practice, and is also effectively applied to many national major research projects, national high-end think tank projects and several thematic research fields. There are still many theoretical problems to be discussed in the practical application of the Double Helix Methodology. From the perspective of epistemology, this study puts forward the need to eliminate the misunderstanding in the use of the methodology, understand the real role of the methodology in the work of think tanks, build a solid knowledge foundation and endow professional content according to the research problems. At the practical level, we should master the entry point of Double Helix Methodology in think tank analysis, avoid average force and prevent infinite nesting. From the perspective of the research subject, we should jump out of our own thinking limitations, constantly expand the use scenario of the Double Helix Methodology, and create real think tank value. Thinking about the practical application of the Double Helix Methodology from the theoretical level aims to explore the research law of think tanks, develop new theoretical methods of think tanks, construct the research paradigm of think tanks, and continuously deepen the research of the Double Helix Methodology.

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