There is a direct connection between the humility and trustworthiness of the leader.
The effect of this is that the organisation starts to behave more like an organism than a machine.
The nature of control is to waste value. They function like the brake in a car. Every time you apply the brake you by definition waste energy that has already been put into the system.
This suggests that the democracy/autocracy debate is fundamentally a red herring that diverts the attention from the real question of legitimacy