That is culture and it is constantly evolving. If we understand the tension between “Empowering” over “Controlling” for what it is we should have the wisdom to harness its power.
An example is to design a system that embeds "behavioural" attributes into the processes. It is end-to-end, holistic (strategy + execution) and let it be the only tool allowed - no escape route. Here we can do away with KPIs and just focus on doing it right. The trick is to experiment at the edges.