The J.C.Penney chain of retail stores

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The J.C.Penney chain of retail stores broke with its conservative cash-and-carry policy during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell on credit.

A. during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell
B. for the decision at its 1958 reorganization to sell
C. when it was reorganized in 1958 for its decision to sell
D. in deciding during its reorganization in 1958 to sell
E. by deciding at its reorganization in 1958 on the selling of

Pls explain your pick esp [spoiler]A/D; oa-d[/spoiler]

Is the use of IN DECIDING appropriate?

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by GMATGuruNY » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:21 am
patanjali.purpose wrote:The J.C.Penney chain of retail stores broke with its conservative cash-and-carry policy during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell on credit.

A. during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell
B. for the decision at its 1958 reorganization to sell
C. when it was reorganized in 1958 for its decision to sell
D. in deciding during its reorganization in 1958 to sell
E. by deciding at its reorganization in 1958 on the selling of

Pls explain your pick esp [spoiler]A/D; oa-d[/spoiler]

Is the use of IN DECIDING appropriate?

source: Kaplan
I posted an explanation here:

https://www.beatthegmat.com/jc-penny-t115517.html
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by vk_vinayak » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:59 am
Mitch,
IN + VERBing typically serves to express IN WHAT WAY something happened.
In D, IN deciding correctly implies that deciding to sell on credit was the WAY in which the chain of stores broke with its previous policy.
Can you give some other examples for this IN + VERBing ?
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