Administrative Policy Writing
Kingdom of Xanadu
In the hypothetical kingdom of Xanadu, the people are subjects
of an emperor.
The emperor has a staff of
who oversee the day-to-
day workings of government.
There are hundreds of ministers who regulate all the sorts of
fields one would expect in a modern, industrial society.
Doctors and teachers have to be licensed.
There are detailed regulations on handling toxic waste.
And so forth …
It is a very wealthy and sophisticated society. People are
healthy. The air is clean. But there is a certain lack of