Team building is useful in the initial phase of newly formed teams. Team building forms the basis for a well-performing team, because it builds trust, allows team members to get to know each other better and creates clarity about how the team wants to work together. Team building creates bonding team experiences and strengthens team spirit. It accelerates the first two phases of team development according to Tuckman, reduces the challenges and is a shortcut on the way to a high-performance team.
Occasions for team building can be, for example, the following topics: onboarding of new employees, personnel change within the team, reorganisation and formation of new teams, change of management.