Q1: I’ve just changed company and its the end of Day 1. Hence, I have had very little exposure so far. However, my guess is for the Machine metaphor.
Q2: It’s quite autocratic with the leaders planning, forecasting and exercising a lot of comamnd and control. There is autonomy but it is quite constrained. Change management appears to be system/process driven with minimal consideration for the people being changed. They get trained or get moved.