LRH was an obsessive micromanager. But he had to maintain a legal arms length to avoid inurement and losing tax exempt status or getting hit with a tax bill. He was also hunted by the IRS and other governmental agencies so had to remain UTR. He ran missions or special projects constantly. This all entailed a steady stream of telexes and orders which collectively constitutes a massive body of hidden policy, much of which is directly contradictory to what he wrote or said for public issue. This material was confidential, eyes only, and not even available to Sea Org members unless they were read in.
Most of the material in this link was for broader distribution:
Are you saying there's a hidden comm line?
Seriously though I've noticed that all the micromanagers I've known considered themselves smarter than everyone in an arrogant way and had an unfavorable opinion about people in general. Perhaps this explains why they cannot let people make decisions?