It better be tongue-in-cheek. I find very few bosses who appreciate being insulted.
There’s a difference, though, between insulting your bosses and legitimate criticism.
Think about a major difference you have with your employer. The best managers invite a contrary opinion; just be careful about how and where you express that opinion.
I never object to an employee who has a difference of opinion. But I would strongly prefer to be criticized in my own office than in front of a number of employees; my initial reaction to the latter situation would be hostile.
Don’t insult; do express your opinion – but know where and when to do it the right way.
Courtesy Winston-Salem Journal.