Your concept of Silence and Voice or Research and Practice is very similar to the first two steps of the ancient Egyptian laws of Virtue.
1. Control of Thought
2. Control of Action
The third is “Steadfast in Purpose”.
(Stolen Legacy by George G.M.James)
It appears that all system analysis is derived from this same premise. Their is:
2. Through put
3. Out put
Another way to see it is:
All can be connected to an esoteric philosophical view of man pathway to understand,control and put into action his process for success and achievement in life.